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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


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Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0011-0016

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-10-16

16th. Wednesday.

This day all Mr. Rimberts family dined here; in the evening we went to the play and saw Tancrede a tragedy with Le dépit amoureux.1
1. Voltaire, Tancrède, Geneva, 1761; Molière, Le dépit amoureux, Paris, 1663 (Brenner, Bibliographical List; Cioranescu, Bibliographie du dix-septième siècle ).

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0011-0017

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-10-17

17th. Thursday.

This day I dined at Mr. Rimberts with Mr. D. Return'd directly after dinner. Mr. Artaud stay'd There. Cloudy weather.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0011-0018

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-10-18

18th. Friday.

This afternoon I went with Mr. Artaud to the shops and bought some things.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0011-0019

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-10-19

19th. Saturday.

Stay'd at home all day. Before dinner Mr. D went and took a ride. Mr. Wolff came here.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0011-0020

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-10-20

20th. Sunday.

This day I dined and supped at Mr. Rimberts. Return'd at about 11 o'clock.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0011-0021

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-10-21

21st. Monday.

This day Count Greco,1 My travelling companion to Stockholm dined here. In the evening I went with Mr. Artaud to the Concert.
1. An Italian gentleman of dubious reputation. Facts supplied by a Mr. W[olff?] and later confirmed compelled Dana to write to JQA shortly after his departure from St. Petersburg. He asked JQA to leave the Count at the earliest opportunity, but until that time warned him to be “upon your guard” and to remember “all my cautions” (JQA, Writings , 1:8; Dana to JQA , 21 Nov., Adams Papers).

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0011-0022

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-10-22

22d. Tuesday.

This forenoon I went to the shops with Mr. Artaud. Went to the exchange. Mr. Peyron and Mr. Montréal dined here.
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