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4. Franklin, who never acted under this commission. Arthur Lee became commissioner to Spain. The resolutions on foreign affairs of 30 Dec. that follow originated in
the committee of the whole. The dashes, used for security, can be filled in with “France” or “French” except where otherwise noted (same, 7:8, 10; 8:521–523 note; 6:1054–1058).
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.