Diary of John Quincy Adams, volume 1

18th. Monday.

20th. Wednesday.

19th. Tuesday. JQA 19th. Tuesday. Adams, John Quincy
19th. Tuesday.

Went to two booksellers shops in the forenoon for some books.1 Mr. Artaud dined out. Fine clear weather all day.

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None of JQA's extant books is inscribed with this date, though he may be referring to at least one book, Peter Rondeau [i.e., Johann Theodor Jablonsky], Nouveau dictionnaire françois—allemand, Basel, 1739, which he records as having bought on 18 Feb. ( Catalogue of JQA's Books ).