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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0003-0003-0002

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1781-08-20

Monday August 20th. 1781.1

This day at about 2 o'clock P.M we left Riga, and arriv'd at a village call'd Neuermuhlen at about half past 4, here we are obliged to stop because we found all the horses were gone away; The road is sandy from Riga here, and the land bad.
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1. JQA and Dana remained in Riga over the weekend (18–19 Aug.) in order to obtain the passport mentioned in the previous Diary entry (Dana, Journal).
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, 2014.
http://www.masshist.org/apde2/