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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


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Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0009-0025

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-08-25

25th. Sunday.

This forenoon Mr. Rimberts two Nephews came here to see us. Mr. Artaud din'd out. In the afternoon Mr. D. went and took a ride. Mr. Colombi came to pay us a visit. Stay'd at home all day. Fine weather. Mr. Artaud went into the country, 24. wersts out of town.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0009-0026

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-08-26

26th. Monday.

This evening at about 11. o'clock Mr. Artaud return'd from the country. Stay'd at home all day. Mr. D took a ride in the afternoon. Rainy weather in the morning but clear'd up about noon.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0009-0027

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-08-27

27th. Tuesday.

Stay'd at home all day. Mr. D. took a ride in the afternoon. Rainy weather the greater part of the day. Clear'd up at about 5 o'clock P.M.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0009-0028

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-08-28

28th. Wednesday.

Stay'd at home all day. Mr. D. went out in the afternoon. Rainy weather.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0009-0029

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-08-29

29th. Thursday.

This day Mr. Artaud dined at Mr. Rimbert's. Mr. D. received some letters from Holland enclosing others from America.1 Stay'd at home all day. Rainy stormy weather all day.
1. Among them was JA to Dana, 7 Aug. (MHi:Dana Papers), and a packet of letters mentioned therein.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0009-0030

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-08-30

30th. Friday.

Mr. Artaud dined at Mr. Rimberts. Mr. D. wrote a letter to Holland.1 Stay'd at home all day. Fine weather in the afternoon.
1. Dana to JA , 30 Aug. (Adams Papers).

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0009-0031

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-08-31

31st. Saturday.

Went this morning to the English Library. Went to a bookseller's shop and bought some books.1 Mr. Wolff came here in the forenoon. Rainy weather.
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1. One that can be identified is Jean de La Bruyère's Les Caractères, 2 vols., Paris, 1768 ( Catalogue of JQA 's Books ).