From the Marquis de Lafayette
L: American Philosophical Society
à Paris Ce 28. Avril 
3. May 1. The other American peace commissioners went as well: Butterfield, John Adams Diary, III, 117.
4. Having reached the age of majority (25 years), Lafayette was able to purchase a house on the rue de Bourbon (now rue de Lille) in late 1782: Louis Gottschalk, Lafayette and the Close of the American Revolution (Chicago, 1942), pp. 374–5; Howard C. Rice, Jr., Thomas Jefferson’s Paris (Princeton, 1976), pp. 62–3.