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expanded on the insufficiency of his salary for the social requirements of European
diplomacy in letters to Elbridge Gerry of 9 Sept. (Private owner, Chicago, 1960),
4 Nov. (CSmH
), and 12 Dec. (LbC
, Adams Papers
), and to Francis Dana, 4 Nov. (MHi
: Dana 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, 2014.