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1. John Appleton (1758–1829), son of the Boston merchant and commissioner of the Continental Loan Office Nathaniel Appleton. He had been in Paris on a mercantile mission and followed JA to the Low Countries, carrying letters for him. See Samuel Cooper to Benjamin Franklin, 15 March 1780, introducing Appleton (PPAmP
:Franklin Papers); Francis Dana to JA, 31
); Isaac A. Jewett, Memorial of Samuel Appleton of Ipswich, Massachusetts
. . . , Boston, 1850, p. 36; Paige, Hist, of Cambridge, Mass.
, 2:19; JQA, Diary, 10
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2007.