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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0007-0003-0003

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1785-01-04

4th.

Old Mr. Grand, and Dr. Bancroft.1 In the evening Mr. Chaumont and Mr. Franklin.
1. Dr. Edward Bancroft, physician, scientist, and writer, Franklin's confidential associate, and double agent during the Revolution (JA, Diary and Autobiography , 4:71–72; Julian Boyd, “Silas Deane: Death by a Kindly Teacher of Treason?” WMQ , 3d ser., 16:176–182, 319–342, 515–550 [April, July, Oct. 1959]).