Extract from the Diary of John Quincy Adams

Dined at the President’s ... There was as usual a dissertation upon Wines; not very edifying ... Mr Jefferson said that he had always been extremely fond of Agriculture, and knew nothing about it; but the person who united with other Science the greatest agricultural knowledge of any man he knew was Mr. Madison.

MS (MHi: Adams Family Papers).
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John Quincy Adams
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January 1, 1807 to December 31, 1807
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