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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 2


Docno: ADMS-03-02-02-0003-0005-0026

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1788-05-26

26th.

In the afternoon, I took a walk with Thompson, to see Little. He has the small pox full, upon him at this time.1 We returned, and I pass'd the evening at Mrs. Emery's. Judge Greenleaf's daughters, and Miss Smith and Miss Wendell were there. The evening was not agreeable; there was too much ceremony and too little sociability: we conducted the Ladies home, and retired.
1. JQA was inoculated in July 1776, along with his mother, sister, and brothers ( Adams Family Correspondence , 2:45–46).