Mr. Jefferson came out to Auteuil in the morning. Count Sarsfield walk’d out. Fine weather though somewhat cold. Some rain too is wanted very much, there has been none these four months, and very little Snow.
“10th.,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified December 28, 2016, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Adams/03-01-02-0007-0006-0007. [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. 248.]