. Probably Philip Livingston (1716–1778), who in the Continental Congress was one of the moderates opposed to pressing for
). See JA
to William Heath, 15 April
(below), where JA
refers to “P. L.”
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, 2017.