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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0002-0005-0021

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1780-09-19

Tuesday the 19th.

I received a letter from one of my schoolmates at Paris.1
Rain'd hard most all day.
Reading in a Volume of the guardian I found something which I will copy.2
1. Letter not found.
2. Here follows, on two pages in the Diary, Pope's 46-line “Prologue to Addison's Tragedy of Cato,” from No. 33, 18 April 1713. This appears in JQA's edition of The Guardian at 1:142–143.
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.