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This foot note contained in document ADMS-06-02-02-0019
5. Williams (1754?–1780) was JA 's law clerk from Sept. 1772 to Oct. 1774. He died in Boston on 1 May 1780, soon after returning from France, where he had gone for his health. See JA, Diary and Autobiography , 2:228, note.