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. James Searle
on this date to introduce Isaac Hazlehurst Jr., “a Native of Britain but a firm Friend
to America, and an Enemy to Tyranny” (Adams Papers
). Hazlehurst presumably carried the letters from Dana and Searle as well as Elbridge
Gerry's letter to
of 10 Jan.
, above, which reached Paris on the evening of 14 March (Dana to Gerry, 15 March,
: Dana Family Papers, Francis Dana Letterbook, 1780–1781).