probably forwarded letters to Dana from Elizabeth Ellery Dana, 14 Dec. 1781, and
Jonathan Jackson, 18 Dec. 1781. Dana answered Jackson’s letter on 28 Feb. and that
from his wife on 24 April (MHi
:Dana Family Papers, Francis Dana Letterbook, St. Petersburg, 1782–1784).
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, 2015.