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. The text is lost in a tear; see JQA, Diary
, 1:325 (15
's cousin in this sentence could have been either Billy
Cranch, visiting from Cambridge with
, or Betsy Cranch, who apparently was
living in the home of Boston merchant William Foster, as was her father, Richard (same,