Diary of John Quincy Adams, volume 1 Previous document in volume 25th. Thursday. Next document in volume 27th. Saturday. 26th. Friday. JQA 26th. Friday. Adams, John Quincy 26th. Friday. In the forenoon I went to take a ride with Mr. Artaud. In the afternoon Mr. D. went to take a walk. I went to the post office to see about some newspapers.