. This “production” appeared in the form of twelve letters in volume 2 of John Almon's
for 1778 (p. 210–227). There Jenings sought to show that the war in America, far
from being a cause worthy of the spirit of Englishmen, had engendered corruption and
cruelty, and that the resources of Great Britain were inadequate to regain the American
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.