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2. James Jarvis was described by Elbridge Gerry as “lately of Boston, but formerly of this City [New York]
, Son in Law to Mr. [Samuel]
Broom.” Jarvis had been a New York merchant before the Revolution (Gerry to JA, 14 Feb., Adams Papers
; Jefferson, Papers
, 8:178, 247).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2007.