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. Probably John (Jean Baptiste?) Fontfreyde, a merchant who purchased a freedom from the corporation of Albany in 1781, that
is, his right to the privileges of the town (Joel Munsell, The Annals of Albany,
10 vols., Albany, N.Y., 1850–1859, 10:153; Lasseray, Les français sous les treize étoiles
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.