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6. Laurens wrote to several people in England, including Edward Bridgen, Richard Oswald, and Thomas Day, in pursuit of a passport to return to America. On 1 Sept., Day informed Laurens that Thomas Townshend, the home secretary, had granted him a passport, which he received on 18 Sept. (Laurens, Papers
, 15:557, 571–572, 604; 16:2).
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, 2007.