. For more on the arrival and condu t of John (later Sir John) Temple (1731–1798), see Cranch to
, 3 Nov.
, following. This was the beginning of a protracted controversy over the real motives
for the return of Temple, who was James Bowdoin's son-in-law and, from 1785, British
consul general in New York. See various references to him in JA, Diary and Autobiography
; Cotton Tufts to
, 26 Sept. 1782
, below; and, for a connected account, Lewis Einstein, Divided Loyalties
, Boston and N.Y., 1933, ch. 3.