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2. Dr. Cotton Tufts Sr. (1732–1815) was AA 's uncle by marriage. While JA and AA were in Europe, Tufts had a power of attorney to handle JA 's business affairs, including those related to the education of his sons ( JA to Cotton Tufts, 6 Sept. 1784, Adams Papers, Fourth Generation).