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220121st. 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...
220222d. Friday. (Adams Papers)
This morning I went to the English Library, and brought home The second volume of Smith’s wealth of Nations. Mr. Blondot came in the forenoon to pay us a visit. In the afternoon I went with Mr. Artaud to the shops and bought some things. Adam Smith, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations , 2 vols., London, 1776.
220323d. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
This day Mr. Blondot dined with us. In the afternoon Mr. Hoogwerst came to pay us a visit. Stay’d at Home all day. Our German master gave us the second lesson. He comes every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Fine weather.
220424th. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. Artaud dined and supped out. Stay’d at home all day. Snowy and rainy weather. Mr. D. receiv’d a letter from Holland. Letter unidentified, but apparently not from either JA or John Thaxter.
220525th. Monday. (Adams Papers)
Finished the 4th. volume of Mrs. Macaulay’s history of England. 409 p. Mr. Colombi came to pay us a visit. In the evening Mr. Artaud went to the concert.
220626th. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
Begun the fifth volume of Mrs. Macaulay’s history. Finished the third oration of Cicero against Catiline. Stay’d at home all day. Mr. Artaud supp’d out. Our German master gave us a lesson.
220727th. Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
This morning I went with Mr. D. to the house of the Spanish chargé d’affaires . Mr. D went to take a ride with Mr. Artaud. In the afternoon they went to the shops together. In the afternoon I went to take a walk. Begun the fourth Catilinary of Cicero. Fine weather. Pedro Normande , Spanish chargé d’affaires to Russia, 1776–1777, 1778–1782, minister ad interim to Russia, 1784–1788, and later...
220828th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon Mr. Gonset came to pay us a visit. Mr. D. went in the afternoon to Mr. Wolff’s. Mr. Artaud dined out. Stay’d at home all day. Fine, Clear weather.
220929th. Friday. (Adams Papers)
This morning I went with Mr. Artaud to the shops and bought some things. We went to the Academy for some Maps but found it shut up, and to Mr. Rimbert’s for the Newspapers. In the afternoon I went and took a walk with Mr. D. Mr. Artaud supped out. Fine clear weather. Thermometer above 0.
221030th. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. Rimbert, Mr. Peyron and his Lady, Mr. Abraham, Mr. Rosat, and the youngest Mr. Montréal dined with us this day: Mr. Artaud supp’d out. Fine weather. Stay’d at home all day. Finished the 5th. and last volume of Mrs. Macaulay’s history of England 470. pages. Three additional volumes of her History of England were published between 1781 and 1783( DNB Leslie Stephen and Sidney Lee, eds., The...
221131st. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
Wrote a letter to my Father. Mr. Artaud dined and Supped out. Fine weather. Thermometer at 9 degrees above.0. Stay’d at home all day. Adams Family Correspondence, Adams Family Correspondence , ed. L. H. Butterfield and others, Cambridge, 1963- . 4:302–303 .
2212[April 1782] (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at home all day. Begun to read Robertson’s history of Charles the 5th. Mr. Artaud supped out. Weather Cloudy in the morning and Clear in the afternoon. Thermometer at 9 degrees above.0. JQA ’s notes (copied passages) from Robertson appear in M/JQA/1 (10/21, 11/22 April), Adams Papers, Microfilms , Reel No. 199. This day Mr. D. went to carry our letters to be sent to the post office....
Stay’d at home all day. Begun to read Robertson’s history of Charles the 5th. Mr. Artaud supped out. Weather Cloudy in the morning and Clear in the afternoon. Thermometer at 9 degrees above.0. JQA ’s notes (copied passages) from Robertson appear in M/JQA/1 (10/21, 11/22 April), Adams Papers, Microfilms , Reel No. 199.
22142d. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
This day Mr. D. went to carry our letters to be sent to the post office. Stay’d at home all day. Fine weather. Thaws fast.
22153d. Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I took a walk to the academy with Mr. Artaud and bought some maps. Mr. Artaud dined out. In the afternoon Mr. D went to take a walk. Fine weather. Thaw.
22164th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon Mr. Gonset came to pay us a visit. Mr. D and Mr. Artaud went to the shops, and bought some things. Mr. Artaud dined out. In the afternoon I went with Mr. Artaud to the Shops and bought some things. Fine weather.
22175th. Friday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon Mr. D. went to take a ride. I went with Mr. Artaud and took a long walk upon the key. In the afternoon I went to the shops with Mr. Artaud. And I carried my watch to the watch maker’s, to be mended. Clear weather. That is, quay.
22186th. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon Mr. D. went to take a ride, in the afternoon, I went and took a walk upon the quay. I Met Mr. Peyron there. Fine, clear weather.
22197th. 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.
22208th. Monday. (Adams Papers)
Finished the fourth and last Catilinary of Cicero. In the forenoon I went to the English Library and took out the second and third Volumes of Robertson’s history of Charles. V. Begun the 2d. Mr. Peyron came to pay Mr. D. a visit. Mr. D. receiv’d a letter from Holland from my Father. Mr. Artaud dined at Mr. Rimberts. In the afternoon I went to take a walk upon the quay. Mr. D. wrote a letter to...
22219th. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went with Mr. D. to the French minister’s hotel. Mr. Normandes the Spanish Chargé d’affaires came to pay a visit to Mr. D. In the afternoon I went to the Shops with Mr. Artaud, but found them all shut-up because of the Esther holidays. We went to see some of their diversions. We went also to Mr. Rimbert’s, to see how Mr. Montreal does. Mr. D. went to carry his letter to be sent.
222210th. Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went with Mr. Artaud to the shops and bought some things. Before dinner we went and took a walk upon the quay. In the afternoon we took another walk, and went to Mr. Rimbert’s. Fine weather. It thaws fast still.
222311th. 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...
222412th. Friday. (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at home all day. Mr. D. went in the forenoon to take a ride. Cloudy weather. Begun Cicero’s Oration for Archias. JQA ’s French translation is in M/JQA/45, Adams Papers, Microfilms , Reel No. 240. Some evidence in the translation suggests that he probably used as his Latin source Oraisons choisies de Cicéron, traduction revue par M. de Wailly, 3 vols., Paris, 1772–1778, 2:178–207, which...
222513th. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
Mr. Artaud dined out. Mr. D. went to take a ride in the afternoon. Finished the 2d. Volume of Robertson’s history of Charles 5th. 479. pages, and begun the third. Cloudy weather, and Rain.
222614th. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
This day the Marquis de Verac the french minister here gave a mascarade ball and supper for the birth of the Dauphin. Mr. D. went there. Mr. Artaud dined and supped out. Stay’d at home all day. Louis Joseph Xavier François (1781–1789) , eldest son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.
222715th. Monday. (Adams Papers)
This afternoon Mr. D. went to take a ride. Mr. Artaud supp’d out. Stay’d at home all day. Cloudy, rainy, weather.
222816th. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went with Mr. Artaud to the shops and bought some things. Mr. D. went to take a walk. Went to Mr. Rimberts for the Gazette. Mr. Artaud dined and supped out. Undoubtedly the Gazette d’Amsterdam (see entry for 16 March , above; Adams Family Correspondence Adams Family Correspondence , ed. L. H. Butterfield and others, Cambridge, 1963- . , 4:302 ).
222917th. Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
This morning before breakfast I went and took a walk upon the quay of the river. The Swedish consul and his lady, Mr. Rimbert, his youngest nephew, Mr. Abraham Mr. Colombi, and Mr. Gonset dined with us. In the afternoon Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud went to take a walk. Fine weather.
223018th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
This day at about 7. o clock P.M. the river broke up, and The major of the fortress passed it in a boat descended at the Palace, and announced it to the Empress, for which he receives a present of 500 Roubles pr. year. Dined at Mr. Rimberts. In the forenoon the Swedish consul came to see us. Mr. Artaud supp’d out. Fine Weather but, a high wind.
223119th. Friday. (Adams Papers)
In the forenoon Mr. D went to take a ride, and after dinner he took a walk. Stay’d at home all day. Fine weather. Mr. Artaud supp’d out.
223220th. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went with Mr. D. to the Hotel of the Dutch Resident Mr. de Swart. In the afternoon Mr. D. took a walk. Finished the third and last volume of Robertson’s history of Charles. 5th. Fine weather. Johan Isaac de Swart , Dutch resident to St. Petersburg, 1773–1794 ( Repertorium der diplomatischen Vertreter aller Länder Repertorium der diplomatischen Vertreter aller Lander seit dent...
223321st. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went with Mr. Artaud to take a ride, we went into the Catholic church. We met there, Mr. Rimbert’s two youngest nephews; before dinner I went and took a walk upon the quay with Mr. Artaud. Mr. D went to Mr. Wolff’s. Fine weather A.M. Snow. P.M.
223422d. Monday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went with Mr. Artaud to the English Library and took out Watson’s history of Phillip the second and the life of Garrick. We went to the shops. In the afternoon we went and bought a pair of buckles for me. Went to Mr. Rimbert’s for the Gazette but it was not there. Mr. Artaud went in the evening to the concert. Snowy weather all day. Begun Vol. I. of the history of Phillip II....
223523. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
Stay’d at home all day. Mr. D. wrote a letter to my Father in Holland. Mr. Artaud supp’d out. Cloudy weather. That of 23 April ( Adams Papers ).
223624th. Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went with Mr. Artaud to Mr. Rimbert’s, Mr. Abraham’s and Mr. Colombi’s. In the afternoon Mr. D. took a ride.
223725th. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
Went with Mr. Artaud in the forenoon to the shops and bought some things. Dined at Mr. Rimberts; where Mr. Abraham dined also. Mr. Artaud went in the evening to the Clubb. Windy weather.
223826th. Friday. (Adams Papers)
In the forenoon I went to take a ride with Mr. Artaud. In the afternoon Mr. D. went to take a walk. I went to the post office to see about some newspapers.
223927th. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
This morning I went to take a walk upon the quay with Mr. Artaud. In the afternoon I went to the shops and bought some things. Mr. Wolff came to pay Mr. D a visit A.M. Mr. D. went and took a ride after dinner. Mr. Hoogwerst paid us a visit. Fine weather, but windy.
224028th. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went with Mr. D. to the Hotel of the Marquis de Verac, and from thence to that of the dutch Ambassador with the Marquis, but he was not at home; dined at the Marquis de Verac’s: Mr. Artaud supped out. Fine weather. Willem Lodewijk (Baron) van Wassenaer Starrenburg , minister plenipotentiary and ambassador extraordinary plenipotentiary to St. Petersburg, 1780–1785 ( Repertorium...
224129th. Monday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went and took a walk with Mr. Artaud to Mr. Rimbert’s. After dinner the youngest Mr. Montréal came here and I went with him and Mr. Artaud to the shops. In the afternoon Mr. D took a ride. In the evening Mr. Artaud went to the Concert.
224230th. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
This afternoon I went with Mr. Artaud to the Post office to see about the news papers. Went to take a walk. Mr. D took a ride. Fine weather.
2243[May 1782] (Adams Papers)
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. This day, which according to the Russian stile is the 21st. of April, is the Anniversary of her Majesty’s birth. Went with Mr. D. to the Marquis de Verac’s and from thence to the...
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.
22452d. Thursday. (Adams Papers)
This day, which according to the Russian stile is the 21st. of April, is the Anniversary of her Majesty’s birth. Went with Mr. D. to the Marquis de Verac’s and from thence to the Dutch Ambassador’s. In the afternoon Mr. Peyron and the youngest Mr. Montréal came here. Snowy weather.
22463d. Friday. (Adams Papers)
In the forenoon Mr. D went and took a walk. After dinner Mr. Colombi came to see us. I went to the postoffice with Mr. Artaud. Windy weather. Finished the first volume of Watson’s history of Phillip the II. 443 p: and begun the 2d.
22474th. Saturday. (Adams Papers)
This forenoon I went and took a walk upon the quay with Mr. Artaud. In the afternoon the youngest Mr. Montréal came here and went with Mr. Artaud and myself to the Shops. Fine weather.
22485th. Sunday. (Adams Papers)
Dined at Mr. Rimberts: Mr. D received a letter from Holland. Took a ride in the afternoon. Possibly JQA is referring to a letter from Thaxter of 9 April, received by Dana on 2 May ( MHi :Dana Papers).
22496th. Monday. (Adams Papers)
Went in the forenoon and took a walk upon the quay, went in the evening to the concert; with Mr. Artaud. Clear, Windy Weather.
22507th. Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
In the forenoon I took a walk with Mr. Artaud upon the quay. Mr. D. went and took a ride. Cloudy, windy weather.