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.
“16th. Thursday.,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Adams/03-01-02-0004-0006-0016. [Original source: The Adams Papers, Diary of John Quincy Adams, vol. 1, November 1779 – March 1786, ed. Robert J. Taylor and Marc Friedlaender. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981, p. 127.]