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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0009-0031

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-08-31

31st. Saturday.

Went this morning to the English Library. Went to a bookseller's shop and bought some books.1 Mr. Wolff came here in the forenoon. Rainy weather.
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1. One that can be identified is Jean de La Bruyère's Les Caractères, 2 vols., Paris, 1768 (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/