In the forenoon Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud went to the shops. After dinner Mr. D went and
took a ride. Stay'd at home all day. Fine clear weather. Finish'd Ciceros Oration
pro Lege Manilia.1
's French translation here and that mentioned in the next entry are in M/JQA/45, Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 240. His Latin source was probably the de Wailly edition, 2:2–67, and 3:2–113,
respectively. See entry for 12 April (above).