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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0006-0031

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-05-31

31st. Friday.

In the forenoon Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud went to the shops. After dinner Mr. D went and took a ride. Stay'd at home all day. Fine clear weather. Finish'd Ciceros Oration pro Lege Manilia.1
1. JQA's French translation here and that mentioned in the next entry are in M/JQA/45, Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 240. His Latin source was probably the de Wailly edition, 2:2–67, and 3:2–113, respectively. See entry for 12 April (above).
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