. The Commissioners' formal recommendation of Livingston was dated 19 April
: Tucker Papers, not printed here). For JA
's opinion of Muscoe Livingston as 1st lieutenant of the Boston
and Tucker's report on the position that Livingston ultimately accepted, see JA
to Samuel Tucker, 29 April
, and Samuel Tucker to the Commissioners, 29 April
(both below). In the draft this whole paragraph is almost certainly in the hand of
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.