. Stephen or Richard Codman, both Boston merchants and younger sons of John Codman Sr.,
whose eldest son, John Jr., was a business partner of AA
's “Cousin Billy Smith,” as mentioned in the postscript to this letter. See Cora Codman
Wolcott, The Codmans of Charlestown and Boston
, 1637–1929, Brookline, 1930, p. 63–66.
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, 2018.