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This foot note contained in document ADMS-06-08-02-0188-0002
1. On this day at “half after two” in the afternoon, JA and his party set off for Paris, where they arrived on 9 Feb. 1780. Lagoanere accompanied the party to its first stop at Betanzos. For accounts by JA and JQA of this long and arduous journey, see JA, Diary and Autobiography , 2:415–435 ; 4:213–240 ; JQA, Diary , 1:19–32 ; Adams Family Correspondence , 3:258–260 . John Thaxter's letters to AA , Adams Family Correspondence , 3:267, 276–278, and Francis Dana's Journal, 1779–1780, MHi, supplement these accounts.