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Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0002-0003-0002

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1780-07-26

Wednesday 26th.

Prepared everything for the journey. In the afternoon pappa went to Dr. Franklin's for a Passport.1
1. At this time American ministers were empowered to issue passports to Americans traveling in the country to which they were accredited ( Adams Family Correspondence , 4:xv).