William Temple Franklin to John Adams
AL: Massachusetts Historical Society
Passy 26. July 1780
Mr Franklin junr. has the honour of sending herewith to his Exy Mr Adams, his Grandfathers Dispatches for Holland; & has that of wishing him his Health, & an agreable Journey./.3
3. On the afternoon of the 26th JA went to BF’s residence at the Hôtel de Valentinois for a passport. At one o’clock the following afternoon he and his sons John Quincy and Charles set out for the Netherlands: Taylor, J.Q. Adams Diary, I, 35–6; Butterfield, John Adams Diary, II, 442.