Diary of John Quincy Adams, volume 1

Sunday 20th of August 1780.

Tuesday 22d of August 1780.

Monday 21st of August 1780. JQA Monday 21st of August 1780. Adams, John Quincy
Monday 21st of August 1780.

This morning Commodore Gillon came here and went out with Pappa to take a Walk and did not come back till about half after eleven o clock: at about two o clock Pappa went out to dinner but Brother Charles and I dined at home. At about five o clock a man came to be a Dutch Master for Brother Charles and I, he is to give us his first Lesson to morrow morning at six o clock. At about 6 o clock Pappa went to the play with Commodore Gillon and got back at about ten o clock P.M.