Diary of John Quincy Adams, volume 1 Previous document in volume Monday October 20th. 1783. Next document in volume Wednesday 22d. Tuesday. 21st. JQA Tuesday. 21st. Adams, John Quincy Tuesday. 21st. Set away from St. Just at about 7 ½ o'clock; dined at Amiens; the Capital of the Province of Picardy: stopp'd at Abbeville; after having rode 11. posts.