had met Dr. John Jebb in Nov. 1783. Jebb was a former
cleric of radical theological views, and a physician, scholar, and strong supporter
American cause whom JA
warmly admired. His wife, Ann Torkington Jebb, also wrote
ably on radical issues. JQA, Diary
, 1:202, note
; JA, Diary and
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