. Daniel Denison Rogers and his wife, the former Abigail Bromfield. According to Rev.
Samuel Cooper, she was traveling to improve her health; see Cooper to JA
, 22 July
). Rogers was a Boston merchant who spent some time in France but after the war took
his wife to England, where they were on intimate social terms with the Adamses until
1786, when the Rogerses returned to Boston. See Thwing Catalogue, MHi
; JA, Diary and Autobiography
to Mary (Smith) Cranch, 21 March 1786 (MWA
); scattered correspondence of AA
with the Rogerses in the Adams Papers
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, 2016.