. LCA wrote: “I . . . write . . . my Dear George to beg . . . that you will . . . come
on here to escort your father and myself on our way home. You know that we are neither
of us famous travellers and your assistance for me will be absolutely necessary” (LCA
to GWA, 8 April 1829, Adams Papers
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, 2017.