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January

1 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Compliments to the Royal family at Versailles. My father carried twenty Guineas to ... 1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy ... 1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy Ephemeris ... 3 January 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Elizabeth I am determined not to neglect my pen for so long an interval as I did before your last ... 3 January 1785 Adams, Abigail to Storer, Charles You bring me much deeper in Debt than I was aware of, but thus it often happens to those who ... 3 January 1785 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton In a Letter which Mr. Tyler wrote me not long since he informd me that Mr. Alleyne was about ... 3 January 1785 UNKNOWN ... 4 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Old Mr. Grand, and Dr. Bancroft. In the evening Mr. Chaumont and Mr. Franklin. ... 4 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris. Varietés; at the palais Royal. Small Théatre, built in three weeks time. Le nouveau ... 4 January 1785 Adams, Abigail to Tyler, Royall Half the pleasure of a Letter consist in its being written to the moment and it always gave ... 5 January 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Lucy I Hope you have before now received my letter, which was ordered on board with Captain ... 7 January 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Your kind Letter of November 6, I received the 4 of Jan'ry. I hope you have received my ... 7 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Company to dine. The Abbés wrote a billet to excuse themselves. ... 10 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Varietés. Le faux talisman, La théatromanie; Oui ou non. Poor Stuff. A good deal of genteel ... 11 January 1785 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith I was doubly rejoiced to receive a Letter from you not only on account of the pleasure which ... 14 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris. At the post; paid 235. livres for a parcel of packets. Walk'd in the Palais Royal. ... 16 January 1785 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail Not one line from my dear Sister have I reciev'd sinc last September. What can be the ... 17 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris. Italian Theatre. 1st. Representation of Alexis et Justine. Went before 5. o'clock. ... 18 January 1785 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, John I find Sir, what I never doubted; that you are a Gentleman of your word: I thank you for ... 18 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Ambassador's day at Versailles, every Tuesday. Mr. A. went. Alexis et Justine, succeeded ... 19 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris. Mr. Appleton, and Mr. Parker, went for England. Saw Mr. Waring. Breakfasted at the ... 20 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mlle: Remaldi, appeared last night at the Italian Comedy, for the first time, in the part of ... 20 January 1785 Adams, Abigail to Storer, Hannah Quincy Lincoln For your kind congratulations upon my arrival in Europe, receive my thanks. Those only, who ... 21 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris. Dined at Mr. Jeffersons. Captn. Paul Jones told us the Marquis de la Fayette was ... 25 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Jefferson, and Mr. Short. The Marquis de la Fayette is not arrived. Mrs. Barclay. ... 26 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. A: Paris. A Gentleman brought a Letter from Mr. Jay, which came by the Marquis de la ... 27 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Company to dine Mr. d'Asp, and another Swedish gentleman. Mr. Setaro a Portuguese gentleman ... 28 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris in the Evening. French Theatre. Iphigenie en Aulide, of Racine, and l'Aveugle ... 29 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris afternoon, alone. Mr. Jeffersons. He looks much afflicted. The last letters, brought ... 30 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. A. met Mr. Jefferson, at Paris, in the forenoon. ... 31 January 1785 Adams, John Last Evening the Marquis de la Fayette, lately returned from America, called upon me, in his ... 31 January 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris in the afternoon. French Theatre. Abdir, and le Roi de Cocagne. Abdir is a new piece. ...

February

1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy Ephemeris ... 1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy ... 3 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris. In the afternoon with Mr. A. went for the books arrived from London. Not to be found. ... 4 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Letters from America as late as January 1st. by the way of England: One from Mr. Jay at New ... 4 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Snowy, stormy weather all the morning, but clear in the afternoon. Mrs. and Miss A. went to ... 5 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Stormy Weather. Mr. A. went to Passy in the morning, and to the Marquis's afternoon. A ... 6 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Enter Miss A. in the evening, and cries out, “Callahan is arrived, and a bushel of Letters. ... 7 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Dined at Mr. Jefferson's. Masks in the rue de Fauxbourg St. Antoine and in the ruë St. ... 8 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Coll. Humphreys. In the afternoon, went through Passy, to Paris. Mr. Jefferson's. Saw the ... 11 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris Afternoon. Coll. Humphreys and Mr. Short, went with us to see Astley's equestrian ... 12 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. A. Dined in Paris at the Duke of Dorset's. Very cold weather: as much so, I think, as ... 14 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Dined at Dr. Franklin's with a great deal of Company, among the rest Dr. Jeffries who lately ... 15 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris, afternoon. Carried Mr. A's Letter to the Abbé de Mably, requesting him to write a ... 16 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris, afternoon. Returned to Messrs: le Couteulx, for Mr. Gs business and finished it. Mr. ... 19 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Dined at the Swedish Ambassadors: the Company was not very numerous: a number of Sweeds, ... 20 February 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Your last favour which was dated in December came to hand in Febry. If Capt. Young has ... 21 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy All dined at the Marquis de la Fayette. There was a considerable company, mostly composed of ... 22 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy My father went to Versailles. Mr. Short went with him to be presented at Court. Variable ... 24 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris in the morning. Mr. Williams and Mr. Franklin went with us. They breakfasted at M: de ... 25 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris. At the Opera. Panurge dans l'lsle des Lanternes; a new Opera. 12th time. Words, which ... 26 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy M: de St: Olympe: Mr. Franklin and Mr. Williams dined with us. The first is a west Indian; ... 27 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Pickman brought a Letter from Mr. Tracey. Cold weather. ... 28 February 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris. Bought of Froullé bookseller quai des Augustins Crevier's Histoire des Empereurs ...

March

1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy ... 1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy Ephemeris ... 1 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Coldest weather we have had this year. Reaumur's thermometer at 8 degrees below the freezing ... 2 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris afternoon. La Servante Maitresse, and, the 20th. Representation of Richard Coeur de ... 5 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Company to dine. Mr. Bleakly took charge of some Letters for London, one for Mr. Elworthy. ... 5 March 1785 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton Last night I received yours of 1 Jan. and immediately accepted the Bill for 50 £. St. ... 7 March 1785 Hay, Katherine Farnham to Adams, Abigail I intended writing you before this but have been waiting very impatiently for letters from ... 7 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Dined at the Marquis de la Fayettes. The Chevalier de la Luzerne dined there has been in the ... 8 March 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Elizabeth There is a Gentleman by the Name of Blakney a Philadelphian who is with other company ... 8 March 1785 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton Mr. Adams received last Evening a Letter from you dated January 1st, in which you inform him ... 9 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris. Mr. Williamos went with us to see the Gallery of Pictures belonging to the Duke de ... 11 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris afternoon. Got of Froullé Brindley's Virgil. Went to see Mr. Pickman, at the Hotel de ... 12 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris afternoon with Mrs. A. upon some business for Mrs. Hay, who is at Beaugency. Mr. Graff ... 14 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Walk'd into Paris in the morning. Hôtel de York Rue Jacob. Mr. Pickman set away for England ... 15 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris in the afternoon, with Mr. A. Got of Froullé, the Horace and Ovid of Brindleys edition.... 16 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. West, came out, and brought to Mr. Adams, two letters from Mr. Jackson. ... 17 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Dined at Dr. Franklin's with a considerable large Company. Mr. Brillon, an old french ... 18 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris afternoon. Went to see Mr. and Mrs. Rooker and Mr. West, but neither were at home. ... 19 March 1785 Adams, John Saturday. Met Mr. Franklin and Mr. Jefferson at Passy, read the Letter from Mr. Carmichael ... 20 March 1785 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John To what cause shall I attribute your silence, that not a line has reachd me since I arrived ... 20 March 1785 Adams, John Sunday. Went early to Versailles, and found the C. De V.—communicated to him my Errand and ... 20 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy My father went to Versailles in the morning to see the Count de Vergennes, upon the subject ... 23 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris. Hotel de york, rue Jacob: for Mr. West. I went with him and presented him to the ... 24 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Adams and the Ladies went to the church of St. Sulpice, and afterwards to Longchamps. ... 25 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Good Friday. Went in the afternoon to Longchamps. This is the last Day. Every year; the ... 26 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paris afternoon. Froullé, books upon astronomy. Went to see Mr. West and Mr. Waring but ... 27 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Sunday. Mr. Adams dined with Mr. de St. Olympe's and spent the evening at Mr. Jefferson's. ... 28 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Snow in the morning sufficient to cover the ground. Dined at the Marquis de la Fayette's. ... 29 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Dr. Franklin's early in the morning. Coll. Humphreys breakfasted with us, and went with Mr. ... 30 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Adams dined at the Spanish Ambassador's, Count d'Aranda, an old man 70 years of age, who ... 31 March 1785 Adams, John Quincy Madame de la Fayette sent a Card to offer us places for the Te Deum, which is to be sung ...

April

1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy ... 1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy Ephemeris ... 1 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy The Marchioness appointed two o'clock for us to be at her Hôtel. We dined at half after ... 3 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mrs. and Miss Adams, went into Paris in the evening: and went with young Mr. Franklin and ... 4 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy All the family dined with the Marquis de la Fayette, who entertains all the Americans every ... 6 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy Went and dined in Paris with Mr. Jefferson. Immediately after dinner Coll. Humphreys, Mr. ... 7 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mrs. Hewson, and her children Mr. Franklin, Mr. Ruston, Mrs. Barclay, and Mr. West dined ... 9 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy In the afternoon went into Paris. Carried 21. Louis d'ors to Mrs. Barclay. Got of Froullé an ... 10 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Jefferson came out to Auteuil in the morning. Count Sarsfield walk'd out. Fine weather ... 11 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy Dined with Mr. Adams at the Marquis de la Fayette's. There was not much American Company: M: ... 11 April 1785 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail I have not received any Letter either from Mr. Adams or from you since Yours, just after ... 12 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Williamos came out in the morning, and went with Mr. A, to Versailles. Good weather: ... 14 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy Marquis de la Fayette and his Lady, Count and Countess d'Ouradou the Abbés de Chalût and ... 15 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy Went to Paris in the morning with Mr. A. At the Pont Royal, I got out of the Carriage, and ... 15 April 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith There is a Young Gentleman going from Passy in the pacquet for New York. His Name is ... 16 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy Went with Mrs. A into Paris in the afternoon. Got a book of Pissot, and Brindley's Terence, ... 18 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. D'Asp, the secretary of the Swedish Ambassy, came out and dined with us en famille. ... 19 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy Went all to dine with Mr. Jefferson. The two abbés Dr. McMahon and Dr. Ruston, were there. ... 19 April 1785 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail It is now a violent Snow Storm (PM) and I hope it will be the last for this Spring, for the ... 21 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy In the morning Coll. Humphreys, and Mr. Williamos, called upon me, and I went out with them ... 22 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. A. received in the morning a Card from Dr. Franklin informing him that a person who came ... 23 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy In the afternoon I went into Paris. Saw Mr. West and Dr. Ruston who propose going to ... 24 April 1785 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton It was yesterday only that I received your Favour of Nov. 26, which contains many Things ... 24 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Jarvis and Mr. Lefevre, came out and dined with us. Mr. Jarvis offers me the carriage ... 25 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy The Ladies dined with the Marquis de la Fayette. We went there before dinner. Mr. Williamos ... 25 April 1785 Cranch, Elizabeth to Adams, Abigail How shall I express to you the grateful Sense I feel, for your kind remembrance and ... 25 April 1785 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I reciv'd your September Letters a little while after I sent off my November ones, and a ... 25 April 1785 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail Not to hear one word from Novem. to April seemed a very long space of Time, to One ... 26 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy I went in the morning to the Sweedish Ambassador's Hôtel to go with Mr. d'Asp, and see the ... 26 April 1785 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton It was not untill the 21 of April that your Letter of December 1st. reach'd me, tho ... 27 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy In the afternoon I went into Paris with the Ladies; left them before the Jardin des ... 27 April 1785 Smith, Catharine Louisa Salmon to Adams, Abigail Your kind Letter of the 15th. December came to me last week, and should I pretend to ... 27 April 1785 Adams, John to Cranch, Richard Last Evening, Mr. Jefferson, my worthy Friend called upon me to shew me a Letter from Mr. ... 28 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. West came out to Auteuil and dined with us. After dinner I went into Paris, with him: we ... 29 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy We expected to have had a large Company to dine with us; but Mr. Hailes brought the excuses ... 30 April 1785 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Cranch, Mary Smith I have but a moments time to write you a Line, and send you by Mr. Allen the measure of ... 30 April 1785 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail After long Expecting that Pleasure I was Gratifyed about four days since by the Receipt of ... 30 April 1785 Adams, John Quincy I went into Paris in the morning, and called upon Mr. d'Asp the secretary of the Sweedish ...

May

1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy ... 1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy Ephemeris ... 1 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Jarvis came out and dined with us at Auteuil. In the afternoon, Mr. Jefferson came out; ... 2 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. A and myself went and dined with the Marquis de la Fayette, Comte and Chevalier de la ... 3 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. A: went to Versailles, it being Ambassador's Day. As he was passing through an entry at ... 3 May 1785 Adams, John Tuesday. At Versailles, the C. de Vergennes said he had many Felicitations to give me upon ... 3 May 1785 Storer, Hannah Quincy Lincoln to Adams, Abigail I am, My dear Madam led by Various Motives to take My pen to Scribble a few lines at least ... 4 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy In the afternoon I went into Paris alone: went to the Griffon, Rue de Bussy and bought some ... 5 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy All dined at Mr. Jefferson's, with Marquis and Marquise de la Fayette, Count and Countess ... 5 May 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Lucy I presume my dear Lucy would be dissapointed if her cousin does not deliver her a line from ... 6 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy After dinner the Ladies went into Paris: I left them at the Place de Louis 15. and went to ... 6 May 1785 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Cranch, Elizabeth I have now before me your two last Letters by my Dear Eliza received by Capt Calliham ... 6 May 1785 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Cranch, Lucy Your agreeable favour my Dear Cousin was received by me some time since. I have ... 7 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy Went into Paris early in the morning. Called at the Hôtel d'Orleans, Rue St. Anne. Mr. ... 8 May 1785 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Isaac Sr. Your Letter by way of Bilboa dated February 25, did not reach me until the 2d. of this ... 8 May 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Can my dear sister realize that tis near eleven Months since I left her. To me it seems ... 8 May 1785 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith I do not expect to date you any more letters from this place. Delighfull and blooming ... 8 May 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Elizabeth Yes my dear Neice, it was a Ceremony that one must study Some time to find out either ... 8 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Randall, Mr. Short, Mr. Jarvis, Dr. Ruston, Mr. Williamos, and Mr. Bowdoin, dined with ... 9 May 1785 Adams, Charles to Cranch, William I receiv'd your letter of the 27th. of April sometime last week, and as your Chum is ... 9 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy Walk'd into Paris in the morning, to the Marquis de la Fayette's; to go with him to Mr. ... 9 May 1785 Adams, John Monday. The Posts within the Limits of the United States, not yet surrendered by the ... 10 May 1785 Adams, Abigail to Warren, Mercy Otis I cannot let my son return to America without a few lines to you, nor will I doubt their ... 10 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. A: went to Versailles, to take leave, of the Court. Mr. Carnes came out. Was all day ... 11 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy This Day, the King made his grand review, on the Plaines de Sablons. Mr. A. and the Ladies ... 12 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy At about 9 o'clock the Cabriolet arrived, and the postillion brought me a Letter from the ... 12 May 1785 — 17 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) You will perhaps be surprised, to see that in less than 8 hours I have come 9 ½ posts. But ... 12 May 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Elizabeth Did you ever my dear Betsy see a person in real Life such as your imagination form'd of Sir ... 13 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy At four in the morning I left Dreux, and rode, till 9 in the evening without stopping at ... 14 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy At 5 in the morning I was in my Cabriolet, and never stopp'd anywhere untill I arrived at ... 15 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy Left the Hotel d'Artois, at about 5 in the morning, and was determined not to stop again ... 16 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy I went to bed immediately on my arrival; rose at about 10 in the morning, sent a man to find ... 16 May 1785 Adams, John Monday. The Posts within the Limits of the United States, not yet surrendered by the ... 17 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) Our winds are now contrary, and as they changed with the moon they may be three weeks as ... 17 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy Immediately after breakfast I went to Mr. Barclay's. The wind has changed, so that we shall ... 18 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy In the morning I went to the Post office, and enquired if there were any Letters for me; ... 18 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John After a very warm and dusty Journey, setting out early, and riding late, I arrived here on ... 18 May 1785 Adams, Abigail to Storer, Charles I received your Letter this Day when I was in Paris—for the last time! I took my leave ... 19 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy At about 6 o'clock, the Captain of the Packet, and Mr. Salvius, a Sweedish Gentleman, who ... 20 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy I went down into the Port at about 10 o'clock in the morning. Met Mr. Grub who told me, that ... 21 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy At 6 o'clock in the morning a person came from the Captain, to inform me that the wind was ... 22 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy When we rose in the morning, we were out of sight, of Land. We have nothing now but the ... 24 May 1785 Storer, Charles to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) I wrote you this, Amelia, in answer to yours, No. 8, received a day or two ago, for which ... 25 May 1785 — 17 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) You have doubtless received before this, my Letter by Mr. Barclay, and you will have my N:2 ... 25 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy We have had fine weather on board ever since we left L'Orient, but have not in general been ... 27 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy Still the same scene fine weather, little wind. At about noon, we spoke to an English brig, ... 31 May 1785 Adams, John Quincy High Wind, directly contrary. The Vessel roll'd so much that most of the passengers were ...

June

1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy Ephemeris ... 1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy ... 25 May 1785 — 17 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) You have doubtless received before this, my Letter by Mr. Barclay, and you will have my N:2 ... 1 June 1785 Adams, John Quincy Small wind. The Season for Calm weather is coming forward, and I am afraid we shall have a ... 3 June 1785 Cranch, Richard to Adams, John This will be handed to you by a worthy young Gentleman Mr. Bulfinch Son of Doctor Bulfinch; ... 4 June 1785 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail I had a few days since the pleasure of your favor of the 20th. of March last. Your reproofs ... 4 June 1785 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I have just heard that Scot is to sail tomorrow. I cannot let a vessel go without a few ... 4 June 1785 Adams, John Quincy Our Wind has been very low for several days. 15 or 20 leagues a day is the utmost extent of ... 6 June 1785 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas Mr. Adams has already written you that we arrived in London upon the 27 of May. We journey'd ... 6 June 1785 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas The publick Advertiser— ... 8 June 1785 Adams, John Quincy Continual calms, and contrary winds. We are now at about 38 degrees of Latitude, and are not ... 11 June 1785 Adams, John Quincy This day being Captain Fournier's, jour de fête, he gave us an excellent entertainment on ... 12 June 1785 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail I have but just returned, my much loved Sister, from my Southern Excursion. You know how ... 14 June 1785 Adams, John Quincy Last Evening the wind freshened considerably, and we have now a very fine breeze. It began ... 15 June 1785 Adams, John Quincy Still a fine wind. Yesterday, we ran 50 leagues, and in all probability we shall not do less ... 18 June 1785 Adams, John Quincy Our wind is still good but is almost all gone, and we have not run more than 20 or 25 ... 20 June 1785 Adams, John Quincy Continual calms. Our passage will I fear be a very long one. We have fine weather, but we ... 21 June 1785 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail I have received duly the honor of your letter, and am now to return you thanks for ... 22 June 1785 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Cranch, Mary Smith The flattering mark of attention which I yesterday received from my Dear Aunt demands my ... 23 June 1785 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Cranch, Lucy Disappointment upon Disappointment, Mortification upon Mortification My Dear Lucy shall no ... 24 June 1785 Adams, John Quincy We have been for several days in the trade winds: But have had calm weather till yesterday ... 24 June 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Captain Lyde is arrived and I have 3 Letters by him, one from Doctor Tufts one from Dr. ... 26 June 1785 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I hope, that before this day you are Safely arrived at New York, and that in another Month, ... 26 June 1785 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I have not written you a single line since you left me. Your sisters punctuality I saw ... 27 June 1785 Williamos, Charles to Adams, Abigail I had the pleasure of writing to Mr. Adams four or five days after your departure to ... 28 June 1785 Adams, John Quincy Fine Wind, and good weather. We have for several days run between 40 and 50 leagues every ... 30 June 1785 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Isaac Sr. You obligeing favour I received by Captain Lyde and thank you for its contents, which ... 30 June 1785 Adams, John Quincy The weather is very good, but the winds begin to be very variable as we approach to the term ...

July

1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy ... 1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy Ephemeris ... 25 May 1785 — 17 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) You have doubtless received before this, my Letter by Mr. Barclay, and you will have my N:2 ... 1 July 1785 Adams, Abigail to Williamos, Charles I received your favour last evening which is the first line we have had from you; I shall ... 1 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy Calm weather all day. In the evening it began to lighten, and our thunder spire was fix'd; ... 2 July 1785 McCann, Mary to Adams, John Having humbly presumed to wait on you to solicit the honor of serving your Excellency's ... 4 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy Calm weather continually: and so warm that it is almost insupportable. We still esteem ... 4 July 1785 — 11 August 1787 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy Every day, hour, and minute, your absence mon chere frere, pains me more and more. We ... 7 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy At length we have reason to hope that an end is put to the calms with which we have been ... 7 July 1785 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail I had the honour of writing you on the 21st. of June, but the letter being full of treason, ... 9 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy The air was so effectually cleared by the breaking up of the storms which occupied the ... 11 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy A fresh breeze, and good wind, at about 11 o'clock, we spy'd a sail, and at ¾ after 12 we ... 14 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy Yesterday at about 8 o'clock in the morning, we spied a sail, at our windward; her course ... 15 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy This morning with a fine breeze and good wind, we sounded and found bottom, at about 35 ... 16 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy This morning at 7 ½ o'clock the weather, which had been all night very cloudy, began to ... 17 July 1785 — 31 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) I went on shore upon Long Island with our Captain, and visited Monsr. de Marbois, who has ... 17 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail We are now sailing up North River; and have met the french packet about 6 leagues from New ... 17 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy At four in the morning we came to anchor, and weigh'd it again at eight o'clock: we sailed ... 18 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy At about 9 in the morning, I went on shore with my trunks, which were search'd, so that I ... 19 July 1785 — 7 August 1785 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I have been waiting till I am out of all patience to hear that you are returnd to England. ... 19 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy Breakfasted with Mr. Gerry and Mr. King. The President of Congress, who was there was so ... 20 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Mölich went away at about 6 o'clock. In the forenoon, I delivered the remaining Letters, ... 21 July 1785 Williamos, Charles to Adams, Abigail It is with much pleasure my dear Madam that I hear of your safe arrival in London and that ... 21 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy At 7 o'clock in the morning I left Cape's tavern, and went to carry one of my trunks, to ... 22 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy Waited upon Mr. Salvius in the morning. He is in a disagreeable situation here; his trunk ... 23 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy After breakfast I went to see Coll. Monroe, and Mr. Hardy, of the Virginia delegation. ... 24 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy Went in the forenoon to St. Paul's church and heard Mr. Doughty preach a sermon upon a text ... 25 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy Waited upon Major L'Enfant in the morning; gave him a Letter for le Chevalier d'Antroches. ... 26 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy I stroll'd about the town almost all the forenoon; dined with Coll. Monroe, and Mr. Hardy, ... 27 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy Breakfasted with Mr. Gerry in Company, with Mr. Söderström the Sweedish Consul at Boston who ... 28 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy Dr. Crosby came and paid me a visit in the morning. I went to see Mr. Jay, and staid about ... 29 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy Dined with the president and Mr. Harrison, Mr. Osgood was so kind as to give me a Letter for ... 30 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy Called upon the Massachusetts delegates in the morning, and afterwards upon those of ... 31 July 1785 Adams, John Quincy At about 10 in the morning I cross'd the river with Mr. B. Jarvis and found his brother ...

August

1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy ... 1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy Ephemeris ... 4 July 1785 — 11 August 1787 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy Every day, hour, and minute, your absence mon chere frere, pains me more and more. We ... 19 July 1785 — 7 August 1785 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I have been waiting till I am out of all patience to hear that you are returnd to England. ... 1 August 1785 — 8 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) In my last I just mentioned having been over upon Long Island, and paid a visit to Mrs.... 1 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy Return'd to the City at 7 in the morning. Breakfasted with Mr. Jarvis in William Street. Mr. ... 2 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy Remain'd at home all the morning, writing Letters for Europe, as the british Packet is to ... 3 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John Mr. Church proposes to embark on board the british Packet, which is to sail to-morrow. He ... 3 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy Was all the morning writing for the Packet. Dined with the Delegates from Virginia. Coll. ... 4 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy The british Packet sailed at about 10, in the morning. The weather was rainy, so I did not ... 5 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy I went and spent some time with Mr. Fontfreyde, in the forenoon. Dined with a large Company ... 6 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy Visited young Mr. Chaumont in the morning, who arrived a few days since from Philadelphia. I ... 7 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy Went in the morning to Church: Mr. Harrison who is always with the Ladies squired them there ... 8 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy I went out with Mr. Harrison, Mrs. Swift, and Miss Riché, to Content to see Lady Wheate, who ... 9 August 1785 — 19 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) Mr. Söderström, the Sweedish Consul, has been here about a fortnight. I went this morning ... 9 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy Dr. Witherspoon visited the President in the morning. I went with Mr. Söderström out of town ... 10 August 1785 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John The Want of a sufficient Power in Congress to regulate the national Concerns of the United ... 10 August 1785 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton ... 10 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy In the forenoon I went, and sat about an hour with Mr. King. Mr. Gerry was sitting at the ... 11 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy Breakfasted on board the Packet, which is to sail for L'orient next monday; from thence I ... 11 August 1785 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I went from my own little writing room below stairs just now into your Pappas; where Mr. ... 11 August 1785 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Tyler, Royall Herewith you receive your letters and miniature with my desire that you would return mine ... 12 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy This morning Mr. Chaumont came, and proposed to me, to buy an horse, so that we might go to ... 12 August 1785 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas I would not omit so good an opportunity as presents by Mr. Short, of continuing the ... 13 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy This morning the President intended to take a sail down to Sandy-Hook, for the recovery of ... 13 August 1785 Adams, Abigail to Smith, William Stephens Your letter from Harwich, dated August 10, reached us upon the 11th. We were very glad ... 14 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy After several attempts to see Mr. van Berkel, he was at length found at home, and declined ... 14 August 1785 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I have just Sent away one Letter and shall now begin another to be ready for the next ... 15 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy Rose at about 6 o'clock in the morning; and tried my horse in the Chaise before one of Mr. ... 15 August 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith When I wrote you by Captain Dashood, I was obliged for want of time to break of before ... 15 August 1785 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith I have been situated here for near six weeks. It is one of the finest squares in London. ... 16 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy We were going this morning by 5 o'clock, and proceeded as far as Stamford, 12 miles from ... 17 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy At 5 o'clock we were going, and reach'd Fairfield by 9. I there delivered my letters to Mr. ... 18 August 1785 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton Captain Lyde is to Sail this week. I will not let him go without a few lines to you, tho ... 18 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy In the morning I went to pay a visit to Mr. Platt, and found my old friend Brush there. He ... 19 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy This morning I went with Mr. Brush, and delivered the Letters I had for this place. Mr. ... 20 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) This morning we left Hartford New Haven, accompanied by Mr. Broome, and Mr. Brush, who ... 20 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy We tried my horse this morning in Mr. Chaumont Chaise, but could not make him go at all: so ... 21 August 1785 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas The Gentleman who is so kind as to convey this to you is from Carolina, his Name is ... 21 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy At six in the morning, we all left Middleton: and rode on to Hartford, where we arrived at ... 22 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy At about 9 this morning, Mr. Broome, and Mr. Brush, left us and set out to return to ... 22 August 1785 Adams, John to Cranch, Richard I have received your kind Letter of June 3. and rejoice to hear of the Health and Welfare ... 23 August 1785 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I hope this will find you upon terra firma, tho in vain I searcht the New York papers of ... 23 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy It was almost seven o'clock before we got under way this morning. We rode about 10 miles and ... 24 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy One of the breast plates was broke, and we were obliged to send it a mile and half to be ... 25 August 1785 Adams, Abigail to Welsh, Thomas Your obliging favour of April 25 came to hand by Captain Lyde just after my arrival ... 25 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy St. Louis's day, a great holiday all over France, because it is the fête of their king's ... 26 August 1785 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy Lyde sailed the 24th. with a long Letter for you from me, and I have now commenced N 6, ... 26 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy No person who has not experienced it can conceive how much pleasure there is in returning to ... 27 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy Brother Charles came to town this morning. I paid a number of visits and dined, at Deacon ... 27 August 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Lucy I have not yet noticed your obliging favor of April 26th, which reached me by Captain Lyde, ... 28 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy Attended Mr. Wibird's meeting forenoon, and afternoon. His voice and look was as familiar to ... 29 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) I came into Boston this morning, and shall probably spend the week here, in order to pay ... 29 August 1785 Adams, Abigail to Storer, Elizabeth Mr. Storer your worthy Nephew will be the Bearer of this Letter. I congratulate his Friends ... 29 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy At about 9 o'clock I set off for Boston, and stopp'd half an hour, at my uncle Adams's. Saw ... 30 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy This day the Supreme Judicial Court met, and I went and heard the chief justice, Mr. Cushing ... 31 August 1785 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I hope Mr. Storer, when he delivers this Letter, will find you a Student in the University, ... 31 August 1785 Adams, John Quincy This morning Mr. Chaumont came to the College, with Mr. Toscan, and two other french ...

September

1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy ... 1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy Ephemeris ... 4 July 1785 — 11 August 1787 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy Every day, hour, and minute, your absence mon chere frere, pains me more and more. We ... 1 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Went and sat with Mr. de Chaumont a couple of hours, and afterwards accompanied him, and Mr. ... 2 September 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Elizabeth At the Bath hotel I received my dear Neices Letter of April. I have told your Sister and ... 2 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Chaumont intended to set out early in the morning for Philadelphia (or rather Albany,) ... 3 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Visited the Consul in the morning, and spent an hour with him. At about noon I left Boston, ... 3 September 1785 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Lucy Quincy And why my dear Madam have you not written a few lines, and tuckt into a corner of my good ... 4 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Attended the meeting; forenoon, and afternoon. I went after meeting and drank tea, and spent ... 4 September 1785 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail I was honoured with your letter of Aug. 21. by Mr. Smith who arrived here on the 29th. I am ... 5 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy The weather look'd so much like rain in the morning, that we concluded to defer our journey ... 5 September 1785 Barclay, Mary to Adams, Abigail I did not know till this moment that Coln. Franks would set out this evening, who has just ... 5 September 1785 Cranch, Elizabeth to Adams, Abigail My Papa came in this evening and brought a great Letter directed to Mama, superscrib'd by ... 5 September 1785 Smith, William Stephens to Adams, Abigail Your benevolence I know will excuse the particularity of this address, when you confide in ... 6 September 1785 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Yesterday being Sunday I went with your papa to the Foundling Church, Dr. Price whom we ... 6 September 1785 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas I cannot omit by this opportunity acquainting you that on sunday the August packet arrived ... 6 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy At about 9 o'clock in the morning I again tackled my horse into my uncle's Chaise, and we ... 7 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy We breakfasted early and were on our way by 8 o'clock. We stopp'd at Captain Brookes's house ... 7 September 1785 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail The long looked for, the modest, the manly, the well accomplished Youth, is come at last. ... 8 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy I went in the morning down to Mr. Thaxter's office, and spent all the forenoon with him, ... 8 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) All this day has been employ'd in answering Questions respecting you, and all is not over ... 9 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Spent the forenoon with Mr. Thaxter at his office. He went with me, and introduced me, to Mr.... 9 September 1785 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I have received your Letter by Mr. Church, and am very happy to hear of your Safe ... 10 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy We all dined this day at Mr. White's. The only other strangers present, were Mr. Smith, the ... 11 September 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I have enjoyed very good Health ever since I came to London, untill ten days past. I had ... 11 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Attended Mr. Shaws meeting; forenoon, and afternoon. Took a walk down by the side of the ... 12 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Spent part of the forenoon with Mr. Thaxter at his Office. At 12 o'clock, we went, to a ... 12 September 1785 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Mr. Storers departure is delayed from day to day so that I fear he will have a ... 13 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy At about 9 this morning we left Haverhill, cross'd the river, and stopp'd first at Mr. ... 14 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Dined at Lincoln, and immediately after dinner we again proceeded on our journey and by 5 ... 15 September 1785 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith Mr. Storer says the ship in which he is to embark will go down to day and that he shall go ... 15 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy This morning my brother Charles and Cousin Cranch, came from Cambridge to see us. I at ... 16 September 1785 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton I believe that Mr. Storer is going to leave Us in good earnest. He has so long and so many ... 16 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy At about 9 this morning I went to Mr. Foster's, and found my Cousin Betsey Cranch ready to ... 17 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Great part of the day was spent in reading; and writing to my friends in Europe; a vessel is ... 18 September 1785 Adams, Abigail to Smith, William Stephens Col. Franks being detained to day by an accident gives me the opportunity of replieing to ... 18 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy The weather in the morning look'd stormy, and was showery at different times all day. I ... 19 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Cranch went to Boston in the morning. I staid a great part of the day at home writing. ... 19 September 1785 Cranch, Lucy to Adams, Abigail Indeed my ever honoured Aunt I should have been much disapointed if my Cousin had not ... 19 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) I have been in a manner cheated out of this day by the library; for in looking over the ... 20 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Tyler was again taken up the whole day. In the afternoon I went with my Cousins, over to ... 21 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Hazy disagreeable weather: was confined all day to the House, and was for the most part ... 22 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy This morning I sent down a Cart with my two trunks that are going to Haverhill. I intended ... 23 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy At 9 this morning I went to see about getting my trunks to Haverhill: Mr. Cranch told me; ... 24 September 1785 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy Last fryday I closed my Last to you and Mr. Storer sailed on Monday from Graves End so ... 24 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy This forenoon I was present at the marriage, of Mr. Nash and Miss Apthorp. They were married ... 25 September 1785 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail Mr. Short's return the night before last availed me of your favour of Aug. 12. I ... 25 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy It continued raining all night, and in the morning so that I could not go out of town. We ... 26 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Tyler, was to return last evening, but did not. My two Cousins went last Saturday to ... 27 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Tyler came from Boston last evening; was pretty busy in the forenoon; I went and paid a ... 28 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Doctor Tufts went by in the morning, and took with him, a small trunk for me, to Boston. At ... 29 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy Paid a visit this morning to Mr. Tracey, but he was not at home. At about eleven in the ... 30 September 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Your kind Letters of July and August are before me. I thank you most sincerely for the ... 30 September 1785 Adams, John Quincy This morning at 7 o'clock I cross'd Charlestown ferry. At about 8 I got into a Chaise with a ...

October

1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy ... 1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy Ephemeris ... 4 July 1785 — 11 August 1787 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy Every day, hour, and minute, your absence mon chere frere, pains me more and more. We ... 1 October 1785 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I told you in my last, that I was going to dine with my Friend Mrs. Rogers. You must know ... 1 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) I am now settled down for the Winter, and shall be obliged to pay an unremitting attention ... 1 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy I have been arguing with myself, whether I had best continue my Journal, or break it off at ... 2 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy Attended the meeting forenoon, and afternoon. In the evening I took a walk with Mr. Thaxter. ... 3 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy The Weather was so disagreeable in the morning, that my uncle, and Aunt were undetermined ... 4 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy I began this day to translate the Eclogues of Virgil. What a difference between this Study, ... 5 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Thaxter came and dined with us, to day, the first time he has been to see us, since Mr. ... 5 October 1785 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I began a Letter to you yesterday which I designd to have finishd last evening, but as we ... 5 October 1785 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton Captain Callihan sails sooner than we expected so that we have not time to write to several ... 6 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy Was invited to Drink tea at Judge Sargeants. But was obliged still to plead the excuse I ... 6 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail I am afraid my dear Mamma, will accuse me again of neglect for not having written to her, ... 6 October 1785 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John On the 6th. Ultimo I drew on You for £100 sterling in Favour of Mr. Samuel Eliot, payable ... 7 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy Last Evening Betsey Cranch arrived, and came this morning to see us. She came with Mr. Ben ... 7 October 1785 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas Your very polite favour was handed me by Col. Franks. I am much obliged to you for the ... 7 October 1785 Tyler, Royall to Adams, Abigail I am equally pleased with your Letter of the Ninth of May and the very Delicate Friendly ... 8 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Cranch, Mary Smith Mr. Thaxter will want a horse in a short time, to go a journey, and I should be glad, if ... 8 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Thaxter spent half an hour with us in the forenoon; after dinner my Brother and myself ... 9 October 1785 Cranch, Elizabeth to Adams, Abigail You will percieve by the date of this that I am at H——: last thursday I arrived here. My ... 10 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy At about 12 o'clock, I went down to Mr. Thaxter's Office. And soon after I went with him, ... 11 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy The weather begins to grow Cold: and the winter is advancing with hasty strides. In the ... 11 October 1785 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail Your favor of the 7th. was put into my hands the last night and as I received at the same ... 12 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy There were not those effects which I expected from last Night's frolic. Though Miss Nancy ... 12 October 1785 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail The anxious Sentiments of a Parent which You have manifested in the close of Your last ... 13 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy Miss Nancy, My Brother and myself dined with Mr. Dodge, to day: Mr. Thaxter was there. He ... 14 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy Dined this day at Judge Sargeants. Mr. Payson, his Son in Law, Mr. Thaxter, and my brother ... 14 October 1785 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail Your agreable Letter of May. 10. from Auteuil I received by your Son. His Absence You ... 15 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy We had this day, two young Gentlemen, to dine with us. Mr. Saml. Brooks from the Academy, at ... 15 October 1785 Tyler, Royall to Adams, John It has not been without Anxiety, that I have refrained from addressing a Letter to you for ... 16 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy We had no minister to day, at our meeting house. Nancy went to the other in the forenoon, ... 17 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy There happened a very considerable alteration in the weather, during the course of the last ... 18 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy This morning I rose about half an hour before the Sun, and walk'd two or three miles before ... 18 October 1785 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy Mr. James Jarvis called upon us yesterday but we were not at home. To day he wrote to ... 19 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy We went out between 9 and 10 this morning, in order to take, a walk, and look at the troops, ... 19 October 1785 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas Mr. Fox a young Gentleman from Philadelphia who came recommended by Dr. Rush to Mr. ... 20 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy Spent the whole day at home. Miss Nancy spent the afternoon and evening at Mr. Duncan's. In ... 21 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy Stormy weather all day. It is a very lucky circumstance, that Mr. and Mrs. Shaw return'd ... 22 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy The weather has been all day, pretty much the same as it was yesterday, an high wind, with ... 23 October 1785 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I hope my dear Sister you have receiv'd the Letter You was looking for in Callahan. I think ... 23 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy Attended the meeting forenoon, and afternoon. After tea, I went down with my Cousin to Mr. ... 24 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy The river has risen higher than was ever known, Insomuch that the great Street is in many ... 25 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy The river begins at length to fall, but rose, continually, till this morning; and was much ... 25 October 1785 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas I should not so soon have ventured to interrupt your more important avocations by an other ... 26 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy I was greatly disappointed to find, that neither of my Cousins nor my brother had any ... 26 October 1785 Smith, Catharine Louisa Salmon to Adams, Abigail My heart has dictated many Letters to you since the recept of yours, but my time has been so ... 26 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) We have had the most considerable freshet in the river that has ever been known. I ... 27 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy This morning Miss Nancy return'd, upon hearing Lucy Cranch, was here, as they are very ... 28 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy This morning My two Cousins left us, to return to Braintree, at about 9. Nancy, and Cousin ... 29 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy I began to give over all hopes of receiving any Letters from my Sister by the last Vessels, ... 30 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy Attended the meeting forenoon and afternoon; in the morning Cousin Betsey came, here, and ... 31 October 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Allen, and Mr. Quarles, two clergymen, dined here to day. In the afternoon Charles went ...

November

1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy Ephemeris ... 1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy ... 4 July 1785 — 11 August 1787 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy Every day, hour, and minute, your absence mon chere frere, pains me more and more. We ... 1 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy Walker came over, and dined here to day. In the afternoon all the family, except my brother ... 1 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Cranch, William My two Brothers, Leonard and Charles, will leave us tomorrow for Cambridge, and you ... 2 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy Young Mr. Symmes lodged here last Night. This morning before breakfast My Brother Charles ... 3 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Shaw went to the lecture of a neighbouring brother, and dined out; I was pretty close, ... 4 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy Reading over the Salem paper to day, I found an account of the death, and funeral of Mr. ... 5 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy Eliza Spent the day with us. I accompanied her home, in the Evening, and spent half an hour ... 6 November 1785 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail Your Son, My Dear Sister has been a Member of our Family for these five Weeks, almost three ... 6 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Cranch, William I received on Saturday evening your kind favour of the day preceding, and although I was ... 6 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy Attended the meeting, forenoon, and afternoon. Went home with my Cousin. Was employ'd all ... 7 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Thaxter went again this morning to Newbury, to attend the trial of a number of Pirates, ... 8 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy My Aunt spent the afternoon at Mr. White's. I was not outside of the gate once. Closed my ... 8 November 1785 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail Although I have written so largly to you by the last vessels that Saild I cannot bear to let ... 9 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy Drank tea at Mrs. West's, where our ladies spent the afternoon. I afterwards went home with ... 10 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy My Uncle, went out, early this morning, and when he return'd put an end to our hopes with ... 11 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy Attended Mrs. Duncan's funeral, in the afternoon: Mr. Smith made a prayer, very proper and ... 12 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy All day at home. Miss Nancy came in the Evening, but did not stay more than half an hour: ... 13 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy The late misfortune, was the subject of our afternoon sermon. Nobody from the family was ... 14 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy I pass'd half an hour before dinner at Mr. Thaxters office: at home all the rest of the day, ... 15 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy All day at home. My Uncle, was applied to last Saturday by a man, to do a little jobb for ... 16 November 1785 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail When I wrote to You by Capt. Cushing informed You of my Fears with respect to Mrs. ... 16 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy Two persons in the town, died in the Course of this day. A young Woman by the name of ... 17 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy The weather was very stormy, all the morning; but began to clear up, at about noon, and in ... 18 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy There was Company lodged here last night, but went early in the forenoon away. Eliza, dined, ... 19 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy The whole day at my studies as usual. In the afternoon I read in Watt's Logic, as my ... 19 November 1785 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) Tuesday the first of November, I received from you, my ever dear Neice, a Letter dated the ... 19 November 1785 Cranch, Richard to Adams, John I have just received the within Letters, and as I hear Capt. Young is to sail tomorrow I ... 20 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy We had two sermons to day, upon a text from Proverbs: 19th. Chap: 20:v: Hear counsel and ... 20 November 1785 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail I have been honoured with your two letters of Octob. 19. and 25. by Mr. Fox and Doctor ... 21 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy My Aunt and Eliza, went and took a ride in the afternoon. They drank tea at Judge ... 21 November 1785 Storer, Charles to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) My word I mean always to keep, Amelia, so I write you from this place, though my letter may ... 22 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy I have been very steady all day at My Studies, and have at length been able to go through an ... 23 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy The weather has look'd snowy, for several days past, but has remained, in Statu quo, till ... 24 November 1785 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas I hope if the Marquiss de la Fayette is returned to Paris he may be able to give us some ... 24 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy Thanksgiving day in the State of New Hampshire. Mr. and Mrs. Shaw spent it in the upper ... 25 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy The Rev'd. Mr. True dined here: a person of a peculiar Character I am told, and from what I ... 26 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy Finished the book of John, in the Testament, and was the Rest of the day, employ'd in ... 27 November 1785 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy Never was there a young Man who deserved more a severe punishment than yourself. I am so ... 27 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy The forenoon discourse was upon Revelations, III. 15 and 16. I know thy works, that thou art ... 28 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy In the forenoon I, began, upon Xenophon's Cryopaedia, and in the afternoon, upon the book of ... 29 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy The Ladies, went in the afternoon, to pay what is called, the wedding visit to Mrs. ... 29 November 1785 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail How provoking it is to be told that a vessel is to sail next week with our Letters and then ... 30 November 1785 Adams, John Quincy The Ladies were out the afternoon. I spent the whole Evening with Mr. Thaxter, at his ...

December

1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy ... 1 January 1785 — 30 June 1786 Adams, John Quincy Ephemeris ... 4 July 1785 — 11 August 1787 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy Every day, hour, and minute, your absence mon chere frere, pains me more and more. We ... 1 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Several of the Ladies, and Gentlemen, went in a party to Methuen, about 10 miles distant, in ... 2 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy I have got through in four mornings, the preface to the Cyropaedia, but it is a crabbed ... 3 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Eliza dined here, and Mr. Mores, a relation of Miss Nancy's. Mr. Thaxter and Miss Duncan, ... 4 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Snowy weather, a great part of the day. My Aunt quite unwell. The Ladies did not attend the ... 5 December 1785 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy This Morning I wrote you that we were going to the play with Mrs. Church. At six ... 5 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy After passing all the day, at pretty Close Study, I went and spent the Evening at Mr. ... 6 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Miss Betsey Cranch came and stay'd here all day. Miss Nancy went out to day, and will spend ... 6 December 1785 Smith, William Stephens to Adams, Abigail The three Letters which Mrs. Adams honoured me with were received at Paris, and should have ... 7 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy It snow'd all day; in the Evening it clear'd up, and grew very cold. Eliza, came in the ... 8 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy A colder day, than I have experienced, for nearly these three years. It froze very hard in ... 8 December 1785 Cranch, Lucy to Adams, Abigail I last week recieved your invaluable favour of August 27. by Mr. Storer. I wish it was in ... 9 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy The air is very temperate, in Comparison to that of yesterday. The river, was froze over in ... 10 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. I. Smith came over before dinner. He is to preach to-morrow at Bradford for Mr. Allen, ... 10 December 1785 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail Mr. Storer is arriv'd and I have got my Letter and am very sorry to hear you have been ... 11 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Shaw went over to Bradford, in the morning, to preach for Mr. Allen, and Mr. Smith ... 11 December 1785 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail Expecting Baron Polnitz to call every moment, I have only time to acknolege the receipt of ... 11 December 1785 Palmer, Mary to Adams, Abigail This is the fourth attempt my Dear Madam that I have made to reply to your unmerited favour ... 12 December 1785 Adams, John to Tyler, Royall I have received, your instructive and entertaining Letter of the 15. of October, and ... 12 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy I am exceedingly pleased with what I have done in Horace; and have come across many very ... 13 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Went in the afternoon, with an Intention to visit Mr. Soughton, but stopping in at Mr. ... 14 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Remained at home all day. Just at dusk Eliza came, up, and Leonard White with her. He ... 15 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Thanksgiving Day, a day of feasting throughout the State. Custom (and I know not but law ... 16 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Dined at Mr. White's. His Son and Mr. Soughton with their Ladies, were there. Spent all the ... 17 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Thaxter return'd from his journey this Evening. He had a very disagreeable time to-day; ... 18 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Both our Sermons were from the Psalms. In the morning, LXXVIII. 52. But made his own People ... 18 December 1785 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I did not design to write another line till I could get my pen mendid but not a creature ... 19 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Finished the first book of Horace's Odes. ... 20 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy After studying, all day, as usual, I went in the Evening to Mr. Duncan's. Our time pass'd in ... 20 December 1785 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas Your favours by Colln. Smith and by the Baron Polintz came safe to hand. As you have justly ... 21 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy All day at home. I am often at a great loss, what to say at the End of a day, in this ... 21 December 1785 Storer, Charles to Adams, Abigail I am persuaded you will be pleased with this letter, if you were not ever before with one ... 22 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy The snow was entirely gone from the ground, and the three first days in this week, were such ... 23 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Thaxter return'd from Exeter Court, (where he went last Tuesday) and dined with us. Mrs. ... 23 December 1785 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I wonder whether Mr. Shaw ever wrote you an account of the good woman who was so much ... 24 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Eliza, spent the day here. Received some books from Braintree. Studied Watts's logic, in the ... 25 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Christmas day. Among the Roman Catholics and the followers of the Church of England it is a ... 26 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Exceeding cold Weather all day. Such as I have not felt these three years. Went and pass'd ... 27 December 1785 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail I am this day honoured with your favor of the 20th. and an opportunity offering to ... 27 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Was at home all day. The Cold, has in some measure abated, but is still severe. The Ladies ... 28 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy The sharpest day we have had, this Season. Dined at Mr. Duncan's, in Company, with Miss P. ... 28 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail It is mortifying to me, to be again obliged to offer an excuse, for not having written more ... 29 December 1785 Storer, Charles to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) I join fully with you, Amelia, that whatever is, is right. Yet I cannot but regret that the ... 29 December 1785 Smith, William Stephens to Adams, Abigail An anxiety to preserve a consistancy of Character in the opinion of Mrs. Adams (in whose ... 29 December 1785 Cranch, Richard to Adams, John When the Senate was last sitting I desired the Honble. Mr. Goodhue≠ of Salem, to answer ... 29 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Young Lakeman, who studies with us, came over the river in the morning upon the Ice. The ... 30 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Snow'd hard all day. The weather very chilly and disagreeable. I finish'd the first book of ... 31 December 1785 Adams, John Quincy Finish'd Watts's logic. Which I have been a long time, about, but have never look'd in it ...