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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0003-0019

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-02-19

19th. Tuesday.

Went to two booksellers shops in the forenoon for some books.1 Mr. Artaud dined out. Fine clear weather all day.
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1. None of JQA's extant books is inscribed with this date, though he may be referring to at least one book, Peter Rondeau [i.e., Johann Theodor Jablonsky], Nouveau dictionnaire françois—allemand, Basel, 1739, which he records as having bought on 18 Feb. (Catalogue of JQA's Books).
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/