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. Thus in MS
, probably for “Cadiz.” In his first letter to AA
after arriving in Paris, JA
reported finding the present letter, “which came by your Unkles ship to Cadiz,” awaiting
him in Paris (12 Feb. 1780
, below). A few days later he wrote her to say that the postage on the accompanying
packet of Journals, &c., had cost him 44 livres, and advised against sending large
packets (16 Feb. 1780
, below). A month later he touched again on the main topic of her letter—her “tender
Anxiety” for him (16 March 1780
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.