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. William Hamilton (1745–1813), Pennsylvania land magnate and patron of landscape gardening, whose house called
Bush Hill on the outskirts of Philadelphia the Adamses were to occupy when the government
moved to that city in 1790; his niece Ann Hamilton was a great favorite in the Adams
household in Grosvenor Square (Charles P. Keith, The Provincial Councillors of Pennsylvania
..., Phila., 1883, p. 135–136;
to Charles Storer, 22 May 1786
, Adams Papers
to Mrs. Cranch, 12 Dec. 1790, MWA
, printed in AA, New Letters
, p. 65–67).