Diary of John Quincy Adams, volume 1

Aug. 9th. Saturday

Aug. 11th. Monday.

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Matthew Ridley, a Maryland merchant and agent for the state appointed to obtain a loan in Europe (Herbert E. Klingelhofer, “Matthew Ridley's Diary during the Peace Negotiations of 1782,” WMQ , 3d ser., 20:95–98 [Jan. 1963]).