left St. Petersburg on 30 Oct., destined for Holland. Francis Dana informed JA
's departure and his itinerary in a letter of 30 Oct. (Adams Papers
), and predicted his arrival in December; but JQA
did not reach The Hague until 21 April 1783, and did not meet his father there until
22 July (JQA, Diary
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.