. Jefferson had been ill in Annapolis in March, and would suffer persistent illness
in Paris, from early November, or earlier, through the winter (Jefferson, Papers
, 7:31, 500, 503, 545, 602, 636–637; AA
to Mary Cranch, 9 Dec.
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, 2017.