Diary of John Quincy Adams, volume 1

24th. Thursday.

26th. Saturday.

25th. Friday. JQA 25th. Friday. Adams, John Quincy
25th. Friday.

This day I dined with Mr. D. and Mr. Artaud at Mr. Colombi's. After dinner I went to Mr. Rimberts. Mr. Artaud went to the Clubb.1


Between p. 84 and 85 of the Diary, there has been placed a loose drawing, approximately 3″ × 4″, of a female figure, presumably a Nereid, leaning on an anchor with a banner overhead reading “Meliora speramus.” The source of the drawing, presumably rendered by JQA, is not known.