Diary of John Quincy Adams, volume 1

Tuesday Novr. 4th.

Friday Novr. 7th.

Thursday Novr. 6th. 1783. JQA Thursday Novr. 6th. 1783. Adams, John Quincy
Thursday Novr. 6th. 1783.

This day, being Term day,1 we went, with Mr. Jennings, and saw the procession of the Lawyers, and Judges to Westminster Hall; and we saw the four Courts; the Kings Bench, Common Pleas, Chancery, and Exchequer, all sitting. Dined at M: W. Vaughan's.


That is, the beginning of Michaelmas Term, one of four yearly sessions of English courts of law.