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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 2


Docno: ADMS-03-02-02-0003-0002-0029

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1788-02-29

29th.

A number of us spent the evening at Dr. Swett's. I play'd on the flute, an hour or so.
I have heretofore mentioned Mrs. Swett. The Doctor perhaps may come under the denomination of a reformed rake: in his youth he was wild; but he has become quite a useful man: Such instances are rare!