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67127th. Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
Went in the forenoon with Mr. D. to a bookseller’s and bought the King of Prussia’s works. Mr. D. went to take a walk after dinner. Mr. Hoogwerst came to pay us a visit. Mr. Artaud dined out. Cloudy weather all day. Frederick the Great, ( Oeuvres du philosophe de Sans-Souci, 4 vols., Neuchatel, 1760, with JQA ’s notation: “bo’t St. Petersbourg, Feby. 16/27, 1782 ... 3 R u bl es , 25 Cop ecks ”...
67224th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went round to see the fortress with Mr. Montréal Mr. Gummer and Mr. Artaud. Mr. Artaud dined and spent the evening at Mr. Rimberts.
67317th. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
This morning Mr. Peyron and two of Mr. Rimbert’s Nephews came to pay us a visit. Mr. D. went to Mr. Wolff’s. We dined with Mr. Rimbert, Mr. Peyron and several other gentlemen, at Mr. Colombi’s. Wrote a letter for America. To Elizabeth Cranch ( Adams Family Correspondence, Adams Family Correspondence , ed. L. H. Butterfield and others, Cambridge, 1963- . 4:297–299 ).
67416th. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
This morning at about 10 o’clock we left Åbo at the same time with the Prince Galitzin, but Mr. Gummer intends to stay there about a week because he has all his family here and has been a long time absent. We went this day 7 ½ Miles as far as the first passage at Helsings.
675[TitlePage] (Adams Papers)
Titlepage of D/JQA/8, on the cover of a leather-bound 7¼″ × 4⅜″ writing book with the inscription in an unknown hand. The Diary book covers the period 6 – 29 Aug. (with no entries for 13–14, 17–19, and 24–26 Aug.) and 20 – 22 Sept. 1783, only, taking up 34 of the book’s 104 pages. These entries are printed with those remaining from D/JQA/7; but see entry for Januarius 1783, note 1 (post 31...
6767th. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
Esther day a great holiday for the Russians. They present eggs, this day. Mr. Artaud dined out, in the forenoon. In the afternoon I went and took a walk upon the quay. Very Fine weather. Finished the first volume of Robertson’s history of Charles V. 394 pages.
67721st. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
This morning our German master came to give us a lesson for the first time; Mr. Rimbert came to pay a visit to Mr. D. Dined at Mr. Rimbert’s with Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud. After dinner we went to see Mr. Colombi. Mr. Artaud supped out. The extent of JQA ’s German language instruction while he lived in St. Petersburg was limited, and the name of his master is unknown. Believing that JA would...
67811th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went with Mr. Artaud to the Shops. Dined at Mr. Rimberts. Mr. Colombi dined there also. Borrowed of Mr. Peyron the first volume of Dryden’s Virgil. In the afternoon we went to see the Katchells . Mr. Artaud supped out. The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Aeneis. Translated into English Verse; by Mr. Dryden, London, 1697. Later editions contained 3...
679Tuesday July 17th 1781. (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at Francfort all day, nothing remarkable happen’d.
In the forenoon Mr. Artaud and Mr. D. went and took a walk upon the Neva. After dinner the youngest Mr. Montréal came here, and I went with him and Mr. Artaud to the Shops. Mr. D went and took a ride. Fine weather.