3 June 1815
adams-john10 Neal Millikan Court Life and Society, European
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3. VI:30. We went at one O’Clock this day to the Free-Masons tavern, to attend, at the meeting of the British and foreign School Society; but the Hall was so crowded that we could not find comfortable seats, and after waiting a few minutes came away— We went and delivered a number of Letters and packets which we had received for various persons, and I afterwards returned the visits of Earl Fitzwilliam, Count Nicolas Pahlen, and Mr Snow who had brought me a Letter of Introduction from Mr Crawford— I also called upon Mr S. Williams to enquire the terms upon which Bills upon Amsterdam can be drawn— Of which he gave me information; but the days for drawing he told me were Tuesday and Friday— I therefore postponed my draft until next Tuesday.— In the Evening I went with Mrs Adams, to Sir James & Lady Mackintosh’s. It was a small party, and excepting Mr Gallatin, all persons with whom we were unacquainted.— We went between ten and eleven, and came home little before one in the Morning.— I received this Evening a Note from Lord Castlereagh, to inform me, that His Royal Highness the Prince Regent will receive me next Thursday the 8th: Instant, after the Levee, to present my Credentials.

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