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This morning Mr. D. went with Mr. Artaud to get some maps at the Academy. I went to
a bookseller's and bought Manstein's Memoir's upon Russia, and Anecdotes du Nord.1 Mr. Artaud dined and supped out. Clear weather.
1. Christoph Hermann von Manstein, Memoires historiques sur la Russie depuis 1727 jusqu'à 1744, Paris, 1771, with
's notation: “bo't at St. Petersbourg, March 7th., 1782, No. 20”; Pierre Antoine de
La Place and others, Anecdotes du Nord, la Suede le Danemarck, etc., Paris, 1770, with notation: “bo't at St. Petersbourg, March 7, 1782. No. 21. R[u]ble 1 Cop[ecks] 50” (Catalogue of
's Books). The book numbers refer to
's book purchases in St. Petersburg.