. The French captured Senegal from a disease-ridden British garrison in February. Their
possession of it was confirmed in the Anglo-French peace treaty of 1783 (Cambridge Modern Hist.
, 6:452, 464; London Chronicle
, 20–23 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, 2018.