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2481 Adams, John Quincy 22d. 1787-07-22 Staid at home from meeting the whole day, and was busily employ’d in writing; and yet have not...
2482 Adams, John Quincy 28th. 1786-06-28 I received a letter from Mr. W. Smith, informing me of my aunt Smith’s Death. She was here this...
2483 Adams, John Quincy 11th. 1787-08-11 This forenoon, I took a ride with Mr. Shaw, to see my classmate Welch, who lives about four miles...
2484 Adams, John Quincy 25th. 1785-09-25 It continued raining all night, and in the morning so that I could not go out of town. We went to...
2485 Adams, John Quincy 2d. 1787-09-02 Attended meeting all day. Mr. Hilliard preach’d; much in the old way. The meeting house however...
2486 Adams, John Quincy 26th. 1785-02-26 M: de St: Olympe: Mr. Franklin and Mr. Williams dined with us. The first is a west Indian; who is...
2487 Adams, John Quincy 16th. 1785-10-16 We had no minister to day, at our meeting house. Nancy went to the other in the forenoon, and...
2488 Adams, John Quincy 8th. 1786-07-08 At length we have some rain, the fruits of the Earth, have long been drooping for the want of it....
2489 Adams, John Quincy 12th. 1785-03-12 Paris afternoon with Mrs. A. upon some business for Mrs. Hay, who is at Beaugency. Mr. Graff au...
2490 Adams, John Quincy 5th. 1785-11-05 Eliza Spent the day with us. I accompanied her home, in the Evening, and spent half an hour at...
2491 Adams, John Quincy 12th. 1786-07-12 The freshmen carry their enmity against the Sophimores, a great deal too far. They injure...
2492 Adams, John Quincy 17th. 1785-03-17 Dined at Dr. Franklin’s with a considerable large Company. Mr. Brillon, an old french gentleman...
2493 Adams, John Quincy 2d. 1786-08-02 We Lodged at Hamstead last night: it storm’d so all this morning, that, we could not think of...
2494 Adams, John Quincy Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) John Quincy Adams to Abigail Adams 2d, 20 August 1785 1785-08-20 This morning we left Hartford New Haven, accompanied by Mr. Broome, and Mr. Brush, who wishing to...
2495 Adams, John Quincy 3d. 1785-04-03 Mrs. and Miss Adams, went into Paris in the evening: and went with young Mr. Franklin and Mrs....
2496 Adams, John Quincy Cranch, Elizabeth John Quincy Adams to Elizabeth Cranch, 18 April 1784 1784-04-18 While I was at St. Petersbourg, I had, the Pleasure, of receiving a Letter from you; I answered...
2497 Adams, John Quincy 28. 1788-12-28 Parson Allen preached. Snow storm.
2498 Adams, John Quincy 25th. 1788-05-25 Mr. Webber preach’d here, for Mr. Andrews; and I was much pleased with his discourses. They were...
2499 Adams, John Quincy 28th. 1787-10-28 I attended upon Mr. Wibird in the forenoon. And pass’d the afternoon down at my father’s library....
2500 Adams, John Quincy 15th. 1788-06-15 Mr. Allen preach’d; and as usual delivered a good Sermon, in a very bad manner. After meeting; I...
2501 Adams, John Quincy 5th. 1788-07-05 We called this morning at Dr. Welch’s, and at Mr. Guild’s; but left town at about ten o’clock: It...
2502 Adams, John Quincy 8th. 1787-11-08 Finished my book of forms, and wrote an index to them. So that henceforth, I shall be able to...
2503 Adams, John Quincy 25th. 1787-03-25 We heard Mr. Evans preach, all day: he attempted to be quite pathetic in the afternoon; but when...
2504 Adams, John Quincy 25th. 1786-02-25 Very pleasant, all day. A curious Event happened, at the last Assembly: a misfortune befel one of...
2505 Adams, John Quincy 15th. 1787-04-15 Went to meeting in the forenoon, and heard Mr. Wibird preach. That most pleasing part of his...
2506 Adams, John Quincy 12th. 1787-11-12 I had some writing, which I wished to do this day, and I therefore did not attend at the office....
2507 Adams, John Quincy 5th. 1787-05-05 A sultry, disagreeable day. Mr. Williams gave a philosophical lecture this morning; but I had...
2508 Adams, John Quincy 2d. 1787-12-02 I attended Mr. Carey’s meeting this afternoon, and in the evening I went to Mr. Carter’s. Mrs....
2509 Adams, John Quincy 8th. 1786-11-08 Mr. Williams gave a public astronomical lecture this afternoon, relating to the different...
2510 Adams, John Quincy 15th. 1786-04-15 At home all day; wrote to my Sister. Mr. Cranch return’d, in the Evening, and brought a number of...
2511 Adams, John Quincy 12th. 1786-11-12 Very unwell with a sore throat, so that I did not attend meeting. Dined with White at my chamber....
2512 Adams, John Quincy 5th. 1786-05-05 We had, this morning, a Philosophical Lecture, from Mr. Williams, in which he concluded the...
2513 Adams, John Quincy 2d. 1786-12-02 The party from Roxbury under the command of Major Spooner, which went from here, thursday...
2514 Adams, John Quincy [May 1788] 1788-05-01 Pickman returned this afternoon from Salem. The Club were in the evening at my room: Young Fowle,...
2515 Adams, John Quincy 2d. 1785-08-02 Remain’d at home all the morning, writing Letters for Europe, as the british Packet is to sail...
2516 Adams, John Quincy 27th. 1786-09-27 I feel quite indolent as I have finally got rid of the affair which has kept me employ’d this...
2517 Adams, John Quincy 17th. 1786-10-17 Charles and my Cousin, went away in the morning, immediately after commons. Tom, went to Boston,...
2518 Adams, John Quincy Adams, John John Quincy Adams to John Adams, 18 May 1785 1785-05-18 After a very warm and dusty Journey, setting out early, and riding late, I arrived here on Monday...
2519 Adams, John Quincy 28th. 1788-01-28 Mrs. Hooper’s family are in great distress. Ben, was brought home dead, last night between twelve...
2520 Adams, John Quincy 21st. 1786-10-21 Mr. Thaxter stop’d about half an hour, this morning, on his return from Hingham, where he has...
2521 Adams, John Quincy 15th. 1785-07-15 This morning with a fine breeze and good wind, we sounded and found bottom, at about 35 fathom of...
2522 Adams, John Quincy 18th. 1788-02-18 After passing the day at the Office, I went and pass’d the evening at Mrs. Hooper’s. Townsend’s...
2523 Adams, John Quincy 15. 1788-10-15 Company to dine. Mr. B. &c.
2524 Adams, John Quincy 19th. 1785-07-19 Breakfasted with Mr. Gerry and Mr. King. The President of Congress, who was there was so kind as...
2525 Adams, John Quincy 8th. 1788-03-08 I this day got through, my folio of Lord Coke, which has been hanging heavy upon me, these ten...
2526 Adams, John Quincy 5. 1788-11-05 W. Cranch came from Boston. Fine weather.
2527 Adams, John Quincy 22d. 1788-02-22 I attended to hear the debates in convention again, this forenoon. Mr. Langdon began by making a...
2528 Adams, John Quincy 12th. 1788-03-12 I Dined with Townsend at Mrs. Hooper’s. Amory went to Portsmouth on Monday, with several of his...
2529 Adams, John Quincy 2d. 1788-04-02 This day Townsend and Amory finally left us and were to be sworn in to the Court of common-pleas...
2530 Adams, John Quincy 8th. 1787-01-08 We went down this evening with the young ladies, to Mr. Dana’s. I passed several hours agreeably....