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. The exact nature of JA
's proposal to van der Capellen, probably made in person sometime after JA
's letter of 22 Oct.
(above), is unknown, but for van der Capellen's reply, see his letter of 28 Nov.
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.