This morning I went with Mr. D. to the house of the Spanish chargé d’affaires.1 Mr. D went to take a ride with Mr. Artaud. In the afternoon they went to the shops together. In the afternoon I went to take a walk. Begun the fourth Catilinary of Cicero.2 Fine weather.
1. Pedro Normande, Spanish chargé d’affaires to Russia, 1776–1777, 1778–1782, minister ad interim to Russia, 1784–1788, and later envoy to Poland and Denmark (Repertorium der diplomatischen Vertreter aller Länder description begins Repertorium der diplomatischen Vertreter aller Lander seit dent Westfalischen Frieden (1648), ed. Ludwig Bittner and others, Oldenburg, &c, 1936-1965; 3 vols. description ends , p. 440, 438, 429).
2. M/JQA/45, Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 240.