Diary of John Quincy Adams, volume 1 Previous document in volume Friday 3d. Next document in volume Sun. 5th. Satur 4th. JQA Satur 4th. Adams, John Quincy Satur 4th. A middling breeze from the SW. This afternoon about four o clock a land Bird came a hovering over the frigate; she being so tired we Caught her. Nothing very remarkable to day.