This day I went to the Comedy where the French troop represented, Le Pere de Famille.1 with a Ballet.
1. Denis Diderot, Le Père de famille, Amsterdam, 1758 (Brenner, Bibliographical List description begins Clarence Dietz Brenner, A Bibliographical List of plays in the French Language, 1700-1789, Berkeley, 1947. description ends ).
“2d. Wednesday.,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 6, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Adams/03-01-02-0004-0011-0002. [Original source: The Adams Papers, Diary of John Quincy Adams, vol. 1, November 1779 – March 1786, ed. Robert J. Taylor and Marc Friedlaender. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981, p. 149.]