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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0005-0021

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-04-21

21st. Sunday.

This forenoon I went with Mr. Artaud to take a ride, we went into the Catholic church. We [met] there, Mr. Rimbert's two { 123 } youngest nephews; before dinner I went and took a walk upon the quay with Mr. Artaud. Mr. D went to Mr. Wolff's. Fine weather A.M. Snow. P.M.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0005-0022

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-04-22

22d. Monday.

This forenoon I went with Mr. Artaud to the English Library and took out Watson's history of Phillip the second and the life of Garrick.1 We went to the shops. In the afternoon we went and bought a pair of buckles for me. Went to Mr. Rimbert's for the Gazette but it was not there. Mr. Artaud went in the evening to the concert. Snowy weather all day. Begun Vol. I. of the history of Phillip II.
1. Robert Watson, The History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain, 2 vols., London, 1777; Thomas Davies, Memoirs of the Life of David Garrick . . ., London, 1780.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0005-0023

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-04-23

23. Tuesday.

Stay'd at home all day. Mr. D. wrote a letter to my Father in Holland.1 Mr. Artaud supp'd out. Cloudy weather.
1. That of 23 April (Adams Papers).

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0005-0024

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-04-24

24th. Wednesday.

This forenoon I went with Mr. Artaud to Mr. Rimbert's, Mr. Abraham's and Mr. Colombi's. In the afternoon Mr. D. took a ride.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0005-0025

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-04-25

25th. Thursday.

Went with Mr. Artaud in the forenoon to the shops and bought some things. Dined at Mr. Rimberts; where Mr. Abraham dined also. Mr. Artaud went in the evening to the Clubb. Windy weather.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0005-0026

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-04-26

26th. Friday.

In the forenoon I went to take a ride with Mr. Artaud. In the afternoon Mr. D. went to take a walk. I went to the post office to see about some newspapers.
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