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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


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Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0008-0021

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-07-21

21st. Sunday.

This morning I went to Mr. Rimbert's to see if Mr. Montréal could go into the country with me. As he could not I went alone. Stay'd there all day and return'd with Mr. Artaud. We got home at about half past eleven o'clock. Fine weather.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0008-0022

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-07-22

22d. Monday.

This forenoon I went to the English Library and took out the 2 last volumes of Clarissa and Nichols's collection of Poems.1 In the afternoon I wrote a letter to Mr. Thaxter in Holland.2 Mr. D. wrote to my Father.3 Windy Rainy weather. Finish'd Cicero's oration pro Milone.
1. John Nichols, A Select Collection of Poems: With Notes, Biographical and Historical, 8 vols., London, 1780–1782. JQA copied several of the poems into his small commonplace books at this time (M/JQA/24, 26, Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel Nos. 219, 221).
3. That of 22 July (Adams Papers).

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0008-0023

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-07-23

23d. Tuesday.

Stay'd at home all day. Stormy windy weather. Send my Letter.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0008-0024

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-07-24

24th. Wednesday.

Stay'd at home all day. Very bad weather.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0008-0025

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-07-25

25th. Thursday

This day Mr. D receiv'd some letters from America through Holland. Mr. Artaud dined out. In the afternoon Mr. Hoogwerst came to see us. Bad weather. Stay'd at home all day.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0008-0026

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-07-26

26th. Friday.

Stay'd at home all day. In the forenoon Mr. D. went to Mr. Wolff's. In the afternoon he went and took a ride. Fine weather.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0008-0027

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-07-27

27th. Saturday.

Stay'd at home all day. In the forenoon Mr. Wolff came to see Mr. D. In the afternoon Mr. D went and took a ride. Pretty good weather.
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