Diary of John Quincy Adams, volume 1 Previous document in volume N(1782)S. October. 1st. Tuesday. Next document in volume 3d. Thursday. 2d. Wednesday. JQA 2d. Wednesday. Adams, John Quincy 2d. Wednesday. This day I went to the Comedy where the French troop represented, Le Pere de Famille.1 with a Ballet. 1. Denis Diderot, Le Père de famille, Amsterdam, 1758 (Brenner, Bibliographical List ).