This day I dined at Mr. Rimberts with Mr. D. Return'd directly after dinner. Mr. Artaud stay'd There. Cloudy weather.
This afternoon I went with Mr. Artaud to the shops and bought some things.
Stay'd at home all day. Before dinner Mr. D went and took a ride. Mr. Wolff came here.
This day I dined and supped at Mr. Rimberts. Return'd at about 11 o'clock.
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).
This forenoon I went to the shops with Mr. Artaud. Went to the exchange. Mr. Peyron and Mr. Montréal dined here.