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. James Smith (1738–1812), College of New Jersey 1757; M.D., Leyden 1764; first professor
of chemistry and materia medica at King's College (Princeton Univ., Alumni Records;
Thomas, Columbia Univ. Officers and Alumni
later said that Smith, whose political position was ambiguous, gave the American
Commissioners “a great deal of Vexation” and that he afterward furnished materials
for one of the most unbridled published attacks on JA
's career as a public man, namely John Wood's History of the Administration of John Adams
... , N.Y., 1802 (JA
, Autobiography, under dates of 12
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.