Diary of John Quincy Adams, volume 1

Monday Decr. 1st. 1783.

Friday Decr. 5th. 1783.

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Tuesday Decr. 2d.

This day my father dined out; in the evening I went to the Drury Lane Theatre, had the Beaux Stratagem with the Ladies Frolick. 1


George Farquhar's The Beaux' Strategem, London, 1707; The Ladies' Frolick, London, 1770, by James Love, pseudonym for James Dance ( Biographia Dramatica ; Allardyce Nicoll, A History of English Drama, 1600–1900, 6 vols., Cambridge, Eng., 1952–1959, 2:322; 3:283).