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is imprecise and perhaps misleading here. It was at Osbourne's Hotel, in the Adelphi
Buildings in the Strand (to which
moved on 22 July; see the following paragraph), that
stayed in the fall of 1783. David Low's hotel on the western side of Covent Garden,
her first lodging, had opened in 1774 as London's first family hotel. See JA, Diary and Autobiography
, 3:148–149, note 1
; Wheatley, London Past and Present
. “Mr. Smith,” below, was
's cousin, William Smith Jr., of Boston.