Diary of John Adams, volume 4


Travels, and Negotiations.

John Adams' Spanish Guidebook facing page 130[unavailable]

Titlepage of Joseph Mathìas Escrivano's Itinerario español, o guia de caminos, para ir desde Madrid à todas las ciudades ..., 3d edition, Madrid, 1767. It is inscribed in John Adams' hand, “Presented by Mr. Michel Lagoanere, American Agent at Corunna to John Adams, Deer. 20, 1779,” and remains among his books in the Boston Public Library. On Lagoanere, who warmly befriended viiithe Adams party in Spain, see a note under the Diary entry of 17 December 1779, vol. 2:412.

Courtesy of the Boston Public Library.