Correction on the Dates for John Adams: John Adams (1735-1826), the future first Vice President (1789-1797) and second President of the United States (1797-1801).
From his diary: 1774..FRYDAY. NOVR. 4.. Dined at Hartford, at Bulls, where we had the Pleasure of seeing Mr. Adams's Minister Mr. How, who is supposed to be courting here. Lodged at Dr. Chafy's [Chaffee's] in Windsor. Very cordially entertained.