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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0003-0002-0002

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1781-07-02

Monday July the 2d 1781.

This morning Major Jackson came here; I went to Mr. Crajenschot's for the Politique Hollandois. At about ten o'clock Pappa set out upon a journey for Paris; We all din'd at home; after dinner, I went to Mr. Sigourney and Ingraham's but did not Stay there long. I went to Madam Chabanel's; but found no body but the old lady at home; Mr. Le Roi and young Mr. Chabanel came home. At about half past nine I got home.
The Universal Prayer. (From Pope's works) Deo. Opt. Max. Chap: 11th.1
1. The thirteen four-line stanzas fill three and one-half pages of the Diary (same, 2:67–69).