. This appears on the verso of JA
's letter, which is written on an irregularly shaped sheet. Paper was scarce, and,
although there is no evidence that the letter from “Eustatia” was read in Congress,
may have copied it before leaving York and then found the blank side of the sheet
convenient for writing his note to AA
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, 2015.