. Thus clearly in MS
(and in subsequent mentions). “Arpasia” was apparently Miss Mary Nicolson, of whom
little is known except that she came from Plymouth and was a member of the Cranch-Palmer-Smith-Paine
circle of female correspondents.
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, 2014.