Adams Papers

May 18 Tuesday.
[from the Diary of John Adams]

May 18 Tuesday.

On Board all day, reading Don Quixot.1

1Surviving among JA’s books in the Boston Public Library are a single volume of a six-volume set of Don Quixote in French, Paris, 1768, and a four-volume set in Spanish, Madrid, 1777 (Catalogue of JA’s Library description begins Catalogue of the John Adams Library in the Public Library of the City of Boston, Boston, 1917. description ends ).

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