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3. For the first letter, which Vergennes acknowledged on 9 Jan.
, see the Commissioners to Vergennes,
[ante 20] Dec. 1778 – [ante 9] Jan. 1779
(above). JA's letter to Lafayette is that of 21 Feb.
; the marquis replied on 9 April
(both above). In the
the receipt and description of these enclosures is garbled (15:1231).
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.