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Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0005-0015

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-04-15

15th. Monday.

This afternoon Mr. D. went to take a ride. Mr. Artaud supp'd out. Stay'd at home all day. Cloudy, rainy, weather.
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Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0005-0016

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-04-16

16th. Tuesday.

This forenoon I went with Mr. Artaud to the shops and bought some things. Mr. D. went to take a walk. Went to Mr. Rimberts for the Gazette.1 Mr. Artaud dined and supped out.
1. Undoubtedly the Gazette d'Amsterdam (see entry for 16 March, above; Adams Family Correspondence, 4:302).

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0005-0017

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-04-17

17th. Wednesday.

This morning before breakfast I went and took a walk upon the quay of the river. The Swedish consul and his lady, Mr. Rimbert, his youngest nephew, Mr. Abraham Mr. Colombi, and Mr. Gonset dined with us. In the afternoon Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud went to take a walk. Fine weather.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0005-0018

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-04-18

18th. Thursday.

This day at about 7. o clock P.M. the river broke up, and The major of the fortress passed it in a boat descended at the Palace, and announced it to the Empress, for which he receives a present of 500 Roubles pr. year. Dined at Mr. Rimberts. In the forenoon the Swedish consul came to see us. Mr. Artaud supp'd out. Fine Weather but, a high wind.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0005-0019

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-04-19

19th. Friday.

In the forenoon Mr. D went to take a ride, and after dinner he took a walk. Stay'd at home all day. Fine weather. Mr. Artaud supp'd out.

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0005-0020

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-04-20

20th. Saturday.

This forenoon I went with Mr. D. to the Hotel of the Dutch Resident Mr. de Swart.1 In the afternoon Mr. D. took a walk. Finished the third and last volume of Robertson's history of Charles. 5th. Fine weather.
1. Johan Isaac de Swart, Dutch resident to St. Petersburg, 1773–1794 (Repertorium der diplomatischen Vertreter aller Länder, p. 268).

Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0005-0021

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-04-21

21st. Sunday.

This forenoon I went with Mr. Artaud to take a ride, we went into the Catholic church. We [met] there, Mr. Rimbert's two { 123 } youngest nephews; before dinner I went and took a walk upon the quay with Mr. Artaud. Mr. D went to Mr. Wolff's. Fine weather A.M. Snow. P.M.
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