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2151[February 1782] (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at home all day. Went to the shops, and bought some things A.M. P.M Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud went to the German play, I stay’d at home. Artaud’s identity is uncertain, but in a Diary entry written seventeen years later, JQA provides a fuller account of his relationship with this man. “The Chevalier de Villenotte, told me,” JQA wrote, “he had seen me at Artaud’s at Petersburg in the year...
2152N.(1782)S. February 1st. (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at home all day.
21532d Saturday. (Adams Papers)
Went to the shops, and bought some things A.M. P.M Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud went to the German play, I stay’d at home. Artaud’s identity is uncertain, but in a Diary entry written seventeen years later, JQA provides a fuller account of his relationship with this man. “The Chevalier de Villenotte, told me,” JQA wrote, “he had seen me at Artaud’s at Petersburg in the year 1782. I had altogether...
21543d. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
Thermometer in the morning at 15 degrees cold. Fine weather. I went to take a walk with Mr. Peyron the Swedish Consul, and Mr. Montréal. Went into the house where Peter the great resided; it is of wood painted in imitation of brick and is but one Story high, and has four very small rooms in it. There is a Porch since put round it to sustain it, and under the Porch is kept a barge of Peter the...
21554th. Monday. (Adams Papers)
Very unwell all day, but went notwithstanding that to the English Library and took out the 3d. and 4th. Volume’s of Humes history, and begun the third, but read but a few pages.
21565th. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
Went with Mr. Artaud to the shops and bought some things. Fine weather. The Thermometer at night was. 15 degrees below.0. which is the degree of freezing. On the 20th. of December last and on the 25th. of the same month our Thermometer was at 25. below 0. and at that of the academy it was at 28, which is colder than it has been here since the year 1776. In 1759 it was as low as 33. The...
21576th. Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
Staid at Home all day. Mr. D. went to Mr. Wolff the banker’s. Member of Strahlborn and Wolff, St. Petersburg bankers, who handled financial matters for Dana in the Russian capital (Dana to Benjamin Franklin, 29 April/[10 May] 1782, and to Robert Morris, 21 Oct./[1 Nov.] 1782, both LbC , MHi :Dana Papers).
21587th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. D. very unwell all day. Mr. Artaud dined out. Finished the 3d. Volume of Hume’s history. 472 pages.
21598th. Friday. (Adams Papers)
Thermometer at 18 below.0. in the morning. Mr. D. Continues unwell. Stay’d at home all day as well as, Yesterday. Begun Hume’s 4th. Volume, Mr. Montréal came to pay us a visit in the forenoon.
21609th. (Adams Papers)
Staid at Home all day.