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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


This foot note contained in document ADMS-03-01-02-0005-0011-0004
1. Pierre Quillacq, or M. Dessein (or Dessin) as he was called, gained a great reputation from Laurence Sterne's allusions to him and his hotel in A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy (AA2, Jour. and Corr. , 1:8; A Sentimental Journey, ed. Gardner D. Stout, Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1967, P. 87, 336–338).