. In a letter to his “Hond. Mamma,” 20 April
described the regimen of M. Le Coeur's private boarding school. Among his American
schoolmates were Jesse Deane, “Benny” Bache (Franklin's grandson), and Charles B.
Cochran, the last of whom wrote
from Charleston, S.C., 5 June 1809, in a reminiscent vein about their school “Sur
La Montagne de Créve-Coeur” (Adams Papers
replied from Ghent, 18 July 1814, with his recollections (
, privately owned, printed in
, 15:572–574 [April 1910]).