Diary of John Quincy Adams, volume 1


Friday April 1st. 1785.

31st. JQA 31st. Adams, John Quincy

Madame de la Fayette sent a Card1 to offer us places for the Te Deum, which is to be sung tomorrow at NĂ´tre Dame, when the king is to be present. Mr. Adams dined at Count Sarsfield's.2


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A social and intellectual friend of the Americans in Paris, Guy Claude, Comte de Sarsfield, was a French military officer of Irish extraction, who lived in Paris and traveled frequently between the Netherlands, London, and Paris, where he was often in JA's company (JA, Diary and Autobiography , 2:381).