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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0007-0005-0023

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1785-03-31

31st.

Madame de la Fayette sent a Card1 to offer us places for the Te Deum, which is to be sung tomorrow at NĂ´tre Dame, when the king is to be present. Mr. Adams dined at Count Sarsfield's.2
1. Not found.
2. A social and intellectual friend of the Americans in Paris, Guy Claude, Comte de Sarsfield, was a French military officer of Irish extraction, who lived in Paris and traveled frequently between the Netherlands, London, and Paris, where he was often in JA 's company (JA, Diary and Autobiography , 2:381).