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This foot note contained in document ADMS-04-03-02-0119
1. Not, of course, the “Mr. Williams” mentioned in the preceding letter, but a young Boston relative of his who bore the same name, Jonathan Williams, and who has been identified at vol. 1:123, above. He was on his way to France, where he arrived in mid-February, partly to improve his health (see Williams to JA , 16 Feb. 1779, Adams Papers), but he died in 1780; see Thaxter to JA , 7 Aug. 1780, below.