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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 2

Docno: ADMS-03-02-02-0001-0004-0003

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1786-06-03


We had a Lecture this morning upon Electricity; we received two small shocks, which however, gave me such a stroke in the joints at my elbows that I could not write after it; The weather very warm indeed. Fahrenheits' thermometer I am told was at 87: 80 is the common summer heat. We did not recite in Doddridge, this morning.
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