Diary of John Quincy Adams, volume 1

30th. Thursday.

N.(1782)S. June 1st. Saturday.

31st. Friday. JQA 31st. Friday. Adams, John Quincy
31st. Friday.

In the forenoon Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud went to the shops. After dinner Mr. D went and took a ride. Stay'd at home all day. Fine clear weather. Finish'd Ciceros Oration pro Lege Manilia.1


JQA's French translation here and that mentioned in the next entry are in M/JQA/45, Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 240. His Latin source was probably the de Wailly edition, 2:2–67, and 3:2–113, respectively. See entry for 12 April (above).