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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 2


Docno: ADMS-03-02-02-0001-0004-0005

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1786-06-05

5th.

We had a Lecture from Mr. Williams, concerning heat, proper Lecture for the weather. Je fus le soir à l'assemblée de nôtre petite Societé,1 ou nous eûmes, Burge, Chandler, Harris, et moi une petite dispute impromptue, sur la Question, si l'Europe est plus favorable au genie que l'amerique. Moi, je soutins, le contraire, et je le soutiendrai toujours. Après avoir fait quelques autres petites affaires, chacun se retira.
1. The A.B. Club. See entry for 29 May (above).