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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.
22816th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
Mrs. Peyron was brought to bed of a girl this day. Mr. D. took a walk before dinner. Mr. Montréal dined here. After dinner I went and took a walk in the garden. Fine weather. Mr. Hoogwerst came to see us in the evening.
22827th. Friday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon Mr. D went and took a walk to the garden. Mr. Artaud dined out. In the afternoon I walked. Good weather.
22838th. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
Went in the forenoon and took a walk. Mr. D. went out in the afternoon. Went and walked in the garden in the evening. Fine weather.
22849th. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
This day Mr. Artaud went into the country. Mr. D. went to the French Minister’s Hotel in the forenoon. After dinner he went and took a ride. Walk’d in the garden in the evening. Fine weather.
228510th. Monday. (Adams Papers)
In the forenoon Mr. D. went and took a walk. In the afternoon he rode out. Went to the concert in the evening with Mr. Artaud. Fine weather.
228611th. Tuesday (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at home all day. Mr. D walk’d out in the forenoon, and took a ride in the afternoon. Mr. Artaud supped out. Cloudy weather.
228712th. Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
Receiv’d the news of a battle between the french and English fleets in the West Indies. Went to the shops with Mr. Artaud before dinner. Went in the evening with Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud to the concert. After the concert we walked in the garden. Cloudy weather. The battle off Les Saintes, a small group of islands between Guadeloupe and Dominica, which took place 9–12 April 1782 and set Adm....
228813th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
Went in the afternoon and took a walk in the garden. Mr. Hoogwerst came to see us. Clear weather.
228914th. Friday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. D. went and took a ride in the afternoon. Stay’d at home all day. Cloudy weather.
229015th. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon Mr. D. went and took a walk. In the afternoon he rode out. Walked in the garden in the evening. Cloudy weather.
229116th. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at home all day. Very bad weather. Strong wind, and rain.
229217th. Monday. (Adams Papers)
In the afternoon I went and took a ride with Mr. D. Rainy weather all day.
229318th. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at home all day. Rainy weather. Mr. D. went and took a walk in the afternoon.
229419th. Wednesday (Adams Papers)
Went to the English library for books. Mr. Montréal dined with us. Rainy Weather.
229520th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. Artaud dined at Mr. Rimbert’s. Mr. D. went and took a walk in the forenoon, and went to Mr. Wolff’s after dinner. Stay’d at home all day. Cloudy weather.
229621st. Friday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. D. took a ride in the afternoon. Mr. Artaud and I, went and took a walk to a gentleman’s country seat at about 6. wersts from the town, where we supp’d. We got back at about 12. o’clock at night. Fine weather. This day the sun rose at 45 minutes past two o’clock, and set at 15 minutes past nine. At midnight it is but very little darker than at noon.
229722d. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went and took a walk with Mr. Artaud in the garden. Mr. Wolff came and paid a visit to Mr. D. After dinner, I took a ride with Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud to Caminostrow which is an Island near Petersbourg, which belongs to the Grand-Duke. We went and saw the Botanical garden. Grand Duke Paul (1754–1801) , later Paul I, who succeeded his mother, Catherine II, to the throne in 1796...
229823d. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
In the afternoon went with Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud; to a Garden about 6 wersts out of town, called Jardin de Narischkin belonging to a nobleman of that name, who keeps it open to the publick. Went afterwards to a country seat belonging to a gentleman here. Henry Storch portrayed a visit to the Narischkin garden as a popular Sunday pastime of the “higher classes”: "A friendly invitation, in four...
2299Monday. 24th. (Adams Papers)
This morning I went to the English library and took out Foote’s plays and two volumes of the English Theatre. Mr. D. went out in the afternoon. I took a walk with him in the Summer Garden in the evening. Fine weather. Samuel Foote, Dramatic Works, 4 vols., London, 1778. The English Theatre, Containing the Most Valuable Plays Which Have Been Acted on the London Stage , 8 vols., London, 1762.
230025th. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at home all day. Mr. Artaud dined out. Mr. D. took a walk in the afternoon. Stormy weather the fore part of the day.