. This letter, not found, was probably written in late April, the date of several other
letters sent from Braintree and Boston to the Adamses by Capt. Lyde that are printed
above. Tyler's reference to his writing the Adamses by way of Amsterdam may be to
Col. Beriah Norton, who carried Cotton Tufts' 11 April
letter to AA
, above. See Mary Cranch to AA
, 25 April
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.