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. At this point in the draft AA
adds: “after which I suppose I must pass
through a similar ceremony.” JA
was received by George III on 1 June; he
described that moving occasion quite briefly to Jefferson on 3 June (Jefferson, Papers
, 8:176), and in
detail to John Jay on 2 June (LbC
, No. 84, V, f. 469–484; Dipl. Corr.,
, 2:367–371; JA, Works
, 8:255–259). JA
was presented to Queen
Charlotte on 9 June, thereby dating this section of the letter at 8 June (see
to Jefferson, 7 June, Jefferson,
, 8:183). JA
's remarks to George
III, and his reply, are recorded in JA
's hand in the Adams Papers
(1 June), as are his remarks to Queen Charlotte, and
her brief reply (9 June).
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.