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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0006-0010

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-05-10

10th. Friday.

This morning I went with Mr. D. to the Dutch Ambassador's and to the Resident's.1 Went and took a walk upon the quay with Mr. Artaud. Mr. D. spent the evening out. Clear weather.
1. Dutch recognition of American independence brought closer diplomatic ties between the isolated Dana and Dutch representatives at St. Petersburg. Dana wrote to JA on this day: “The Dutch Resident made a visit yesterday to give me the news. I have visited [him] today. . . . The Ambassador this week, returned a visit I had made him [on 2 May, see entry, above] in consequence of an intimation he had given that it wou'd be agreeable to him. I have visited him again to day on this occasion” (29 April O.S., Adams Papers).
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