. Dr. Cotton Tufts Sr. (1732–1815) was AA
's uncle by marriage. While JA
were in Europe, Tufts had a power of attorney to handle JA
's business affairs, including those related to the education of his sons (JA
to Cotton Tufts, 6 Sept. 1784
, Adams Papers, Fourth Generation
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, 2015.