This afternoon Mr. D. went to Mr. Wolff’s. Wrote a letter to my Father.1 Mr. D. walk’d out before dinner. Stay’d at home all day. Fine weather.
1. Adams Family Correspondence description begins Adams Family Correspondence, ed. L. H. Butterfield and others, Cambridge, 1963- . description ends , 4:378. This letter contains the first indication that JQA was making plans to return to western Europe in response to JA’s firmly stated desire, expressed in his letter of 13 May, received two days before.