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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0004-0013

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-03-13

13th. Wednesday.

In the forenoon I went to the English Library and took out the 4th and 5th volumes of Mrs. Macaulay's history of England and the first volume of Robertson's history of Charles the 5th.1 Begun Mrs. Macaulay's 4th. volume. After dinner I went to a bookseller's and bought some books. Cloudy weather.
1. William Robertson, The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V. . . ., 3 vols., London, 1769.
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/