. Boylston is referring to Silas Deane's charges against the Lees in his address “To
the Free and Virtuous Citizens of America,” which appeared serially in the 26–28 and
28–30 Jan. issues of the London Chronicle;
an extract was printed in the Courier de l'Europe
of 2 Feb.
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.