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. Capt. Isaac Cazneau had carried letters to Philadelphia for AA
in 1776 and had dined with JA
and others at Lorient in the spring of 1779 while JA
awaited passage to America. Later he served as captain of the ship Bob
, one of the two cartel ships that reached England in Dec. 1779. The Bob
carried prisoners taken in the capture of two Falmouth packets (Adams Family Correspondence
; JA, Diary and Autobiography
; William Bell Clark, “In Defense of Thomas Digges,” PMHB
, 77:407 [Oct. 1953]; London Chronicle
, 23–25 Dec. 1779). See also Digges' letters of 3 March
, and note 4
(above); and 8 June
, and note 6
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.