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Docno: ADMS-06-05-02-0251

Author: Deane, Barnabas
Recipient: Adams, John
Date: 1778-02-10

From Barnabas Deane

Boston. 10 February 1778. printed (virtually verbatim): JA, Diary and Autobiography , 2:272. Deane recommended his nephew Jesse, the only son of Silas Deane, to JA 's care for the trip abroad. He cautioned against allowing the boy to associate “with the Common hands on board” lest he form bad habits.
printed (virtually verbatim): (JA, Diary and Autobiography , 2:272).