. Supplied from AA, Letters, ed. CFA, 1840
, p. 343. The signature, which was probably “A. Adams,” has been neatly cut out of
resulting in the loss of five words on the reverse. In 1839, when CFA
began gathering together his grandmother's letters for publication, Lucy Cranch,
who married John Greenleaf in 1795, let him copy AA
's letters to both her and her mother, Mary Cranch (CFA, Diary
, 8:278, 297).
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, 2016.