. Williams (1754?–1780) was JA
's law clerk from Sept. 1772 to Oct. 1774. He died in Boston on 1 May 1780, soon after
returning from France, where he had gone for his health. See JA, Diary and Autobiography
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.