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. This report that John Paul Jones resided with JA
appeared in various London newspapers, including the London Chronicle
of 6–9 May and the London Evening Post
of 6–9 May, but actually Jones lived with Edward Bancroft at Passy (Morison, John Paul Jones
, p. 275). In his letter of 8 May (Adams Papers
), Genet had invited JA
and his entourage to breakfast at Versailles on Sunday, 14 May, and afterwards to
witness the investiture of the Chevaliers du St. Esprit. JA
described the ceremony in his letter of 15 May
(Adams Family Correspondence
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.