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This foot note contained in document ADMS-04-05-02-0166
9. AA 's prediction of the rapid demise of the new Society of the Cincinnati (founded in May 1783) proved too optimistic. See John Thaxter to JA , 19 Jan. (Adams Papers), and discussions of the Society's character and future by JA and AA in 1785, below.