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22518th. Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. Artaud went out on hunting. Mr. D. went in the forenoon and took a ride. In the afternoon went to Mr. Colombi’s but found he was not at home. Took a walk upon the quay. Fine clear weather.
22529th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. Artaud dined at Mr. Rimbert’s. In the afternoon he came with two of Mr. Rimbert’s nephews and we went to the shops. Took a ride. Mr. Hoogwerst came and made us a visit. He told us that the States General of the United Provinces had on the 19th. of April declared acknowledged America, independant. Fine clear weather. For a discussion of JA ’s long and persistent efforts to achieve Dutch...
225310th. Friday. (Adams Papers)
This morning I went with Mr. D. to the Dutch Ambassador’s and to the Resident’s. Went and took a walk upon the quay with Mr. Artaud. Mr. D. spent the evening out. Clear weather. Dutch recognition of American independence brought closer diplomatic ties between the isolated Dana and Dutch representatives at St. Petersburg. Dana wrote to JA on this day: “The Dutch Resident made a visit yesterday...
225411th. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon Mr. Wolff came to see Mr. D. Mr. D. went and took a walk upon the quay. Stay’d at home all day. Fine clear weather.
225512th. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon Mr. Peyron came to see us. Mr. D. went to Mr. Wolff’s. Mr. Colombi came here. Dined at Mr. Rimbert’s. After dinner we went and took a ride to Catharinen hoff. This is the same holiday here, as long-champs at Paris. Catarinenhoff or Katarinenhof, a palace, located south and west of St. Petersburg on the Gulf of Finland, built in 1703 by Peter the Great and named after his wife the...
225613th. Monday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. D went out in the forenoon. Took a walk with Mr. Artaud in the forenoon upon the quay. Mr. D. dined at Mr. Wolff’s; went with Mr. Artaud to the concert. Thermometer 10. degrees above 0.
225714th. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at home all day. Very high wind. Mr. D went out in the forenoon and in the afternoon. Mr. Artaud went out in the evening. Thermometer 10. degrees above.0.
225815th. Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
Went and took a walk with Mr. Artaud in the Jardin d’été. Spent the evening and supp’d at Mr. Rimbert’s. Fine weather. Thermometer 16. degrees above.0. Took off our double windows. A public garden located on the banks of the Neva and originally part of Peter the Great’s summer palace ( Storch, Picture of Petersburg Henry Storch, Picture of Petersburg , English transl., London, 1801. , p. 40–41).
225916th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at home all day. Mr. Artaud went on hunting. In the forenoon Mr. D. went and took a walk; and in the afternoon to Mr. Wolff’s. Thermometer 19 degrees. heat. Thunder shower in the afternoon. Cleared up afterwards.
226017th. Friday. (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at home all day. In the forenoon Dr. Blondot came and took his leave of us, going for Moskow. Mr. D took a walk in the forenoon. Clear in the forenoon, but Rain after dinner.
226118th. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
In the forenoon Mr. D. went and took a ride. Cloudy weather. Thermometer 20 degrees above.0. Stay’d at home all day. Mr. Wolff came to see Mr. D.
226219th. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
This day Mr. Artaud went on hunting. In the afternoon Mr. D. took a ride out of town. Cloudy, rainy weather.
226320th. Monday. (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at home all day. Mr. D. went out in the forenoon. Cloudy weather.
226421st. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
In the afternoon Mr. D went and took a ride. Took a very long walk out of town with Mr. Artaud. Left him at the Clubb. Changing weather. Mr. Hoogwerst came and paid us a visit in the afternoon.
226522d. Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
This day a french Gentleman dined with us. Mr. D went and took a walk in the forenoon. Mr. Artaud went in the afternoon to the Clubb. Cloudy weather.
226623d. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
This morning I went with Mr. D. Mr. Artaud and several other gentlemen to see her Majesty’s cabinet of paintings in the Palace. Mr. D and Mr. Artaud took a walk upon the quay. Mr. Artaud dined at Mr. Rimbert’s. Cloudy weather.
226724th. Friday. (Adams Papers)
This day a French Gentleman dined with us. Mr. D took a ride in the afternoon. Mr. Artaud went to the Clubb. Stay’d at home all day. Cloudy weather. First vessels arrived, at Cronstadt.
226825th. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. D took a ride in the forenoon. Finished the second and last volume of Watson’s history of Phillip the II. 437. pages. Cloudy weather.
226926th. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. D. unwell. Pentecost day. Mr. Artaud went out in the afternoon. Stay’d at home all day. Cloudy weather in the forenoon but clear’d up after dinner.
227027th. Monday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. Artaud went into the country. The Dutch resident came to see Mr. D. Mr. D. went and took a walk in the forenoon. Mr. Rimbert came here. This day the Wooden shops caught fire, and were all burnt to the ground. Mr. D took a ride in the afternoon. Clear in the morning, but cloudy in the afternoon. Stay’d at home all day.
227128th. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. D went and took a ride in the afternoon. Stay’d at home all day. Cloudy, weather, some rain.
227229th. Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
In the afternoon Mr. D. took a ride. Stay’d at home all day. Very windy weather.
227330th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went to the shops with Mr. Artaud and bought some things. Mr. Artaud dined at Mr. Rimberts. In the afternoon Mr. Hoogwerst came to see us. Pretty good weather.
227431st. Friday. (Adams Papers)
In the forenoon Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud went to the shops. After dinner Mr. D went and took a ride. Stay’d at home all day. Fine clear weather. Finish’d Ciceros Oration pro Lege Manilia. JQA ’s French translation here and that mentioned in the next entry are in M/JQA/45, Adams Papers, Microfilms , Reel No. 240. His Latin source was probably the de Wailly edition, 2:2–67, and 3:2–113,...
2275[June 1782] (Adams Papers)
Dined with Mr. Colombi. In the afternoon went and took a walk in the jardin d’été. Begun Cicero’s oration pro Milone. Fine weather. Mr. Artaud out all day. In the afternoon the youngest Mr. Montréal came here, went and took a walk in the Jardin d’été, where I found Mr. Gonset, very fine weather. Mr. Artaud dined out. Stay’d at home all day. Rainy weather. This day several Gentlemen dined here....
Dined with Mr. Colombi. In the afternoon went and took a walk in the jardin d’été. Begun Cicero’s oration pro Milone. Fine weather.
22772d. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. Artaud out all day. In the afternoon the youngest Mr. Montréal came here, went and took a walk in the Jardin d’été, where I found Mr. Gonset, very fine weather.
22783d. Monday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. Artaud dined out. Stay’d at home all day. Rainy weather.
22794th. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
This day several Gentlemen dined here. Mr. D walk’d out in the forenoon and went in the afternoon with Mr. Artaud to the Jardin d’eté. Stay’d at home all day. Fine weather.
22805th. Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon Mr. D. went and took a walk in the garden. After dinner I went with Mr. Artaud to the Shops. We took a ride out of town. Went to Mr. Rimberts took a walk to the garden. Mr. Artaud supp’d out. Fine weather.