This foot note contained in document PJA10d202
1. JA wrote to Austin on 2 Oct.
, Adams Papers
), requesting him to send AA calicoes valued at 20 louis d'or, the funds to be obtained from John Thaxter or Henry Grand. In a letter of 13 Oct.
), Grand informed JA that Austin had received the money on the 12th, and on 30 Nov.
), Austin wrote to inform JA that the goods had been put aboard the Mars
. The Mars
reached Boston at the end of Feb. 1781 (
Adams Family Correspondence
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.