. Presumably one of the paintings was Gilbert Stuart’s portrait of JA, finished at
this time (see entry for 22 Sept.
, below) and now
owned by Mr. Charles Francis Adams of Dover, Mass. The portrait of JQA may have
been one of several painted during the last few years.
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.