. Both Mary Cranch and Cotton Tufts were informed of
's dismissal of Royall
Tyler in letters from
and 18 Aug.
, both above) carried by Capt. Lyde,
who arrived in Boston on 20 October. The news evidently reached Shaw after her return
Boston, on the same day, although
's letter to her of
[ca. 15 Aug.]
, above, also carried by Lyde, does
not mention the subject.