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Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0005-0018

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-04-18

18th. Thursday.

This day at about 7. o clock P.M. the river broke up, and The major of the fortress passed it in a boat descended at the Palace, and announced it to the Empress, for which he receives a present of 500 Roubles pr. year. Dined at Mr. Rimberts. In the forenoon the Swedish consul came to see us. Mr. Artaud supp'd out. Fine Weather but, a high wind.
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