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Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0006-0027

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-05-27

27th. Monday.

Mr. Artaud went into the country. The Dutch resident came to see Mr. D. Mr. D. went and took a walk in the forenoon. Mr. Rimbert came here. This day the Wooden shops caught fire, and were all burnt to the ground. Mr. D took a ride in the afternoon. Clear in the morning, but cloudy in the afternoon. Stay'd at home all day.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0006-0028

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-05-28

28th. Tuesday.

Mr. D went and took a ride in the afternoon. Stay'd at home all day. Cloudy, weather, some rain.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0006-0029

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-05-29

29th. Wednesday.

In the afternoon Mr. D. took a ride. Stay'd at home all day. Very windy weather.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0006-0030

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-05-30

30th. Thursday.

This forenoon I went to the shops with Mr. Artaud and bought some things. Mr. Artaud dined at Mr. Rimberts. In the afternoon Mr. Hoogwerst came to see us. Pretty good weather.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0006-0031

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-05-31

31st. Friday.

In the forenoon Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud went to the shops. After dinner Mr. D went and took a ride. Stay'd at home all day. Fine clear weather. Finish'd Ciceros Oration pro Lege Manilia.1
1. JQA 's French translation here and that mentioned in the next entry are in M/JQA/45, Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 240. His Latin source was probably the de Wailly edition, 2:2–67, and 3:2–113, respectively. See entry for 12 April (above).

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0007-0001

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-06-01

N.(1782)S. June 1st. Saturday.

Dined with Mr. Colombi. In the afternoon went and took a walk in the jardin d'été. Begun Cicero's oration pro Milone. Fine weather.
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