Stay'd at home all day. Begun to read Robertson's history of Charles the 5th.1 Mr. Artaud supped out. Weather Cloudy in the morning and Clear in the afternoon. Thermometer at 9 degrees above.0.
1. JQA's notes (copied passages) from Robertson appear in M/JQA/1 (10/21, 11/22 April), Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 199.
This day Mr. D. went to carry our letters to be sent to the post office. Stay'd at home all day. Fine weather. Thaws fast.
This forenoon I took a walk to the academy with Mr. Artaud and bought some maps. Mr. Artaud dined out. In the afternoon Mr. D went to take a walk. Fine weather. Thaw.
This forenoon Mr. Gonset came to pay us a visit. Mr. D and Mr. Artaud went to the shops, and bought some things. Mr. Artaud dined out. In the afternoon I went with Mr. Artaud to the Shops and bought some things. Fine weather.
This forenoon Mr. D. went to take a ride. I went with Mr. Artaud and took a long walk upon the key.1 In the afternoon I went to the shops with Mr. Artaud. And I carried my watch to the watch maker's, to be mended. Clear weather.