Old Mr. Grand, and Dr. Bancroft.1 In the evening Mr. Chaumont and Mr. Franklin.
1. Dr. Edward Bancroft, physician, scientist, and writer, Franklin’s confidential associate, and double agent during the Revolution (JA, Diary and Autobiography description begins Diary and Autobiography of John Adams, ed. L. H. Butterfield and others, Cambridge, 1961; 4 vols. description ends , 4:71–72; Julian Boyd, “Silas Deane: Death by a Kindly Teacher of Treason?” WMQ description begins William and Mary Quarterly. description ends , 3d ser., 16:176–182, 319–342, 515–550 [April, July, Oct. 1959]).