. 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, 2016.