This day Count Greco,1 My travelling companion to Stockholm dined here. In the evening I went with Mr. Artaud to the Concert.
1. An Italian gentleman of dubious reputation. Facts supplied by a Mr. W[olff?] and later confirmed compelled Dana to write to JQA shortly after his departure from St. Petersburg. He asked JQA to leave the Count at the earliest opportunity, but until that time warned him to be “upon your guard” and to remember “all my cautions” (JQA, Writings description begins The Writings of John Quincy Adams, ed. Worthington C. Ford, New York, 1913-1917; 7 vols. description ends , 1:8; Dana to JQA, 21 Nov., Adams Papers).