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. John Appleton, son of Nathaniel Appleton, the commissioner of the Continental Loan Office and Boston
merchant, was in Paris on mercantile business and later followed the Adams' party
to Holland, carrying letters for JA
(Francis Dana to JA
, 31 July
, Adams Papers
; Adams Family Correspondence,3:390
, where the date of Dana's letter is incorrectly given as 31 Aug.).
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.