Diary of John Quincy Adams, volume 1 Previous document in volume Tuesday 16th. Thursday 18th. Next document in volume Saturday 20th. Friday 19th. JQA Friday 19th. Adams, John Quincy Friday 19th. 12 o clock. The Gale continues. Nothing else remarkable. 6 o clock. The wind has abated a great deal. There is now only a fresh breeze of wind.