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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 2

Docno: ADMS-03-02-02-0002-0012-0030

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1787-11-30


I passed the forenoon with Leonard, who has been making two or three unsuccessful attempts to make phosphorus; his glass vials melt in the process.
Dined at Mr. Duncan's. Mrs. Thaxter has got two or three wrinkles on her forehead. I went to see the house in which they are to live. Pass'd the afternoon with him. His honey moon is not yet past. I was at Mr. White's in the evening.
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, 2018.