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. On 23 June, JA
drafted, but did not complete or send, a reply to this letter (LbC
, Adams Papers
) in which he indicated that in response to Lee's appeal as well as letters of 12
June from Alexander Gillon (Adams Papers
) and 14 June
from Pierre Landais (above), he and Francis Dana had met with Franklin and, in response
to Franklin's request, had given their opinion regarding the Alliance
. The uncompleted reply does not indicate the nature of that opinion, but see JA
's letter to Franklin of 26 June
containing his advice regarding Landais and the Alliance
in response to Franklin's query of [ante 26 June]
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.