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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0002-0005-0009

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1780-09-09

Saturday 9th of September 1780.

Half Holiday. At about twelve o clock Stevens came here for us, as we were going we met our Dutch Master who was coming to give us a Lesson. When we got home we found Mr. Guile at our house with Pappa. At about 1 o clock Mr. Guile went away. At about half after one Commodore Gillon came to Pappa's lodgings stay'd some time and went away. At about four o clock young Mr. Crommelin came with a coach for us to go to his father's house in the country, we went away and arrived there at about 7 o clock. We shall stay here till to morrow night.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2018.