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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0003-0001-0012

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1781-06-20

Wednesday June the 20th 1781.

This morning I went to Mr. Sigourney's to carry the English news Papers to him, din'd at home. After dinner I went with Mr. Dana to take a walk, we went to Commodore Gillon's, he was not at home, but as we were returning, we met him, and Mr. Dana went to his house again with him, and I return'd home.
Chapter 4th. §: 14th.1
1. Here follows, on about two and one-quarter pages in the Diary, JQA 's transcription of Dutch “inland navigation, canals, and manner of travelling,” from Guthrie, Geographical Grammar , p. 404.