. In the transcript this sentence was altered to read “Are you acquainted with his Lady”
and made a continuation of the previous paragraph. The sketch below was thus applied
to Lafayette, rather than to John Holker the younger, French consul in Boston. To
that end, the words “the Consel,” which appear below, were replaced by “he.”
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.