2. A young Frenchman who first met Lafayette in Washington and accompanied him on the
remainder of his American tour (Brand Whitlock, La Fayette, N.Y., 1929, 2:249).
Arise, Genl. La Fayette to Wood Lawn,1 Robertson’s Charles the fifth,2 at home all day, evening, ride and billiards with the ladies.
1. A section of George Washington’s original Mount Vernon estate, at this time the home
of Col. Lawrence Lewis, who had married Eleanor Parke Custis, Washington’s niece (Auguste
Levasseur, Lafayette in America in 1824 and 1825, Phila., 1829, 2:11; Washington, Writings, ed. Fitzpatrick, 37:63).
2. There are three sets of William Robertson’s History of the Reign of Charles V in the Stone Library, the earliest published in Basel in 1793, 4 vols. A London edition,
4 vols., 1777, is among JA’s books in the Boston Public Library. See Catalogue of JA’s Library, p. 214.
Arise, at home all day, Robertson, Hume Appendix, Feudal Law, evening ride with my
Mother, visit from my Uncle T. B. Johnson.
Arise, at home all day, Robertson, Madame de Stael, l’Influence des Passions, General
La Fayette returns.