This morning the Count set off from here and continued his route for Carlscrona
This afternoon at about 3 o'clock, we set out to return in town and arrived at about 6. o'clock. We went to the coffee house after our return.
This forenoon I went with Mr. Schiebe to the german church, but it happened this day that we had a Swedish sermon.1 I dined at Mr. C. B. Wadström's. After dinner I went with him out of town to his brother's where we stay'd till after supper, and then return'd in town.
In the margin of the entry is a small pencil sketch of a minister at his pulpit with his congregation below.
This day I dined at Mr. C. B. Wadström's. In the evening I went to the assembly here, of which there are sixteen every winter.1 This was the first for this winter. I return'd home at about 11. o'clock.
In the margin of the entry are three small pencil sketches: several figures seated around a table; a man and woman dancing; and two couples dancing in a circle.
I dined at Mr. C. B. Wadström's with a great deal of company. In the evening I went to the play,1 which can indeed hardly be call'd a play. However, it is as much as this small town can allow. After the play I return'd to Mr. Wadström's where
In the margin is a small pencil sketch of two figures standing before a backdrop.
Laid in between pages two and three of the Diary is the following four-line poem, written presumably in Wadström's hand:
Monsieur et chèr Ami !
le 7me. Janvier 1783