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. This report that John Paul Jones resided with
appeared in various London newspapers, including the London Chronicle
of 6–9 May and the London Evening Post
of 6–9 May, but actually Jones lived with Edward Bancroft at Passy (Morison, John Paul Jones
, p. 275). In his letter of 8 May (Adams Papers
), Genet had invited
and his entourage to breakfast at Versailles on Sunday, 14 May, and afterwards to
witness the investiture of the Chevaliers du St. Esprit.
described the ceremony in his letter of 15 May
Adams Family Correspondence