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January

1 January 1788 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton I wrote you by the November packet which Letter I hope you have received before now, in that ... 1 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy Pass'd the day and evening at the office. Read at my own lodgings till one o'clock in the ... 2 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy In the beginning of the evening, Putnam called at our office, and invited me to go with him ... 3 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy Pass'd the evening at Little's in Newbury. A Mr. Coffin, who graduated two years ago, at ... 4 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy Nothing—It would be a fine theme to expatiate upon. It has been well expatiated on. When I ... 5 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy I have this week been reading Cecilia, a novel of some reputation; it was written by a Lady, ... 6 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy Heard Mr. Carey preach two sermons this day; but the weather was very cold. In the afternoon ... 7 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy In the beginning of the evening I wrote a Letter to W. Cranch requesting of him an ... 8 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy It snow'd all the forenoon; but as the weather kept continually moderating, in the afternoon ... 9 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy This day our State convention is to meet in Boston for the purpose of assenting to and ... 10 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy Between eleven and twelve Mr. Parsons, went for Boston; Amory goes with him in a Chaise as ... 11 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy From the office this afternoon I went with Townsend to his lodgings, and there past a couple ... 12 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy Saturday evening. I was as usual, all the evening at my own lodgings: I spent my time in ... 12 January 1788 Barziza, Lucy Paradise to Adams, Abigail If I have failed in my duty untill now, I will differe no longer from emploring my pardon ... 13 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy This morning Townsend called on me; and invited me to go and hear Parson Tucker. We met ... 14 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy Last night Mr. Parsons' family was increased by an additional daughter; Mrs. Parsons as well ... 15 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy After passing the day as usual at the office, Townsend, came spent the evening and supp'd ... 16 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy It snow'd all the forenoon; but the weather continued moderating and in the afternoon, a ... 17 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy Putnam called at our office this forenoon, and return'd Sullivan's Lectures, which he ... 18 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy This afternoon I wrote a couple of letters to send by Mr. Atkins, who goes to Boston ... 19 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy At home all the evening. Master Moody, called to see me; “Don't you think said he, that I am ... 20 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy I attended at Parson Carey's meeting. We had two Sermons, in continuation of a subject upon ... 21 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy I began upon the third book of the first part of the Institutes and read a few pages as ... 22 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy This afternoon, Leonard White called on me; and sat about half an hour. He came from ... 23 January 1788 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I am much pleased with your Oration and much obliged to you for it. it seems to me, making ... 23 January 1788 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton So many Things appear to be done, when one is making Preparations for a Voyage, especially ... 23 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy I took a violent cold by our party last night, and as I felt rather unwell, and extremely ... 24 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Atkins returned from Boston, but brought me no letters which is somewhat surprizing to ... 25 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy Leonard White came from Haverhill again yesterday and called to see me this morning. He ... 26 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy At home as usual all the evening. Read a little in Gibbon; wrote in the same slavish way as ... 27 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy Heard Parson Carey, the whole day. In the forenoon he was intolerably lengthy, as the ... 28 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mrs. Hooper's family are in great distress. Ben, was brought home dead, last night between ... 29 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy It snow'd part of the forenoon; then turn'd to rain, and after making the streets very ... 30 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy I went up to the office, in the morning, and sat a couple of hours; but I felt restless and ... 31 January 1788 Callahan, John to Adams, Abigail I had the honor to Receive a few lines from you yesterday, relitive to your passage to ... 31 January 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather somewhat cold. My brothers dined with me and between 3 and 4 o'clock, we all set ...

February

1 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy Pass'd a great part of the fore noon at Mr. Thaxter's. He is now quite in the family way: he ... 2 February 1788 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail The silk you desired was delivered to mr̃ Parker a month ago, on the eve of his departure ... 2 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy I dined with Walker at Mr. Thaxter's. My brother's both dined at Mr. White's. In the ... 3 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy I attended meeting twice this day. Mr. Shaw as usual had company in the evening. I conversed ... 4 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy This morning between seven and eight o'clock my brothers set out to return to Braintree and ... 5 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather this day has been extreme cold: I have not experienced the severity of the ... 6 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather has moderated very considerably. In the evening, I walked with Thompson and ... 7 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy This day at about noon, the news arrived in this Town, that the federal Constitution, was ... 8 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy This afternoon the delegates from Newbury, and from this town, returned home from Convention.... 9 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Parsons gave me this morning a packet of Letters, which I have been expecting these five ... 10 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy I went with Townsend in the forenoon to hear Parson Tucker; he gave us an excellent ... 10 February 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John Quincy I have now before me your Letter of the 3d of August—which I intend to answer fully—and then ... 10 February 1788 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Since I have had any opportunity of conveyence to my dear Sister, I have received from her ... 11 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy We have had this day very little studying in the office. Mr. Parsons is so fond of telling ... 12 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy In the beginning of the evening I called upon Mr. Hutchinson, and look'd over his music: he ... 13 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy This afternoon I had something of a long conversation upon the subject of the ball, which is ... 14 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy I attended at the office only in the forenoon; the after part of the day being employ'd in ... 15 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy We indulged ourselves this morning till almost twelve o'clock before we rose. ... 16 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy The most violent snow storm, that has appeared in the course of the winter, it began in the ... 16 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy to Tufts, Cotton I desired my brother Charles when he went from Haverhill, to mention, that I was again in ... 17 February 1788 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Cranch, Mary Smith I hear Judge Seargant is to go to Boston tomorrow, & I will not defer writing a few Lines to ... 17 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy Parson Carey is very sick; and consequently we had no meeting: so I staid at home; wrote a ... 18 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy After passing the day at the Office, I went and pass'd the evening at Mrs. Hooper's. ... 19 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy Called upon Putnam after leaving the office, and passed the evening at his lodgings: I have ... 20 February 1788 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton I have written twice to you by way of New York, but do not find by yours that either of them ... 20 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Parsons went yesterday to Boston, to attend the supreme Judicial Court. ... 21 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mrs. Emery and her daughter were going to Exeter this morning in a single sleigh. Dr. Kilham ... 21 February 1788 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas in the midst of the Bustle and fatigue of packing, The parade & ceremony of taking leave at ... 22 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy I attended to hear the debates in convention again, this forenoon. Mr. Langdon began by ... 23 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy When I went to the office this morning I found young Pickman of Salem there. I was ... 24 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Carey is still very sick, and we had no divine service this day at his meeting. I again ... 25 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy Pass'd the evening at Merrill's, with Mr. Hutchinson: and had some very agreeable musical ... 26 February 1788 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas Mr Adams being absent I replie to your Letter this day received, that mr Adams has written ... 26 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy This forenoon while I was at the office I received a billet from Mr. Dalton, with an ... 27 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Hutchinson sailed yesterday for Ireland. The weather for several days past has been ... 28 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy The severity of the weather has been increasing, and is this night but little inferior to ... 28 February 1788 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John I recd. Mrs. Adams's Lettr. of Nov. 6. and had wrote a long Epistle of the 21t. Inst. and ... 29 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy A number of us spent the evening at Dr. Swett's. I play'd on the flute, an hour or so. ...

March

March 1788 Adams, Abigail to Bowring, John your obliging favour of Febry 27 was brought me in the absence of mr Adams, who is gone to ... 1 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather is very severe: The month comes in like a Lion, and according to the farmer's ... 1 March 1788 — 16 March 1788 Adams, Abigail to Ward, Lewis D. Mr Adams being absent upon publick Buisness in Holland when your Letter came to Hand I take ... 2 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy We had no meeting at Parson Carey's. I was employ'd in writing all the forenoon; but after ... 3 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather continues extreme cold. The river is fast as low as this Town, and many persons ... 4 March 1788 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail After a Passage of two days, against contrary Winds, and a terrible Jolt through the Mud, ... 4 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy Doctor Kilham, went to Boston this day to attend the general court. His opposition to the ... 5 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy I pass'd the evening with Thompson and Putnam at Mr. Bradbury's. Frank came from Boston this ... 5 March 1788 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John Quincy I recd. Your Favour, previous to which I sent you by Post in a Letter to my Brother a Bank ... 6 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy We met in the evening at Putnam's chamber. I did not pass my time so agreeably as I usually ... 7 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather begins to abate of its severity; yet people cross'd the river on the ice all ... 7 March 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Not a word have I heard of, or from you Since you left me this day week. I am anxious to ... 8 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy I this day got through, my folio of Lord Coke, which has been hanging heavy upon me, these ... 9 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy Parson Carey got out to meeting this forenoon; but he was still so weak, that the effort was ... 10 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy Pass'd the evening and supped with Thompson at Dr. Sawyer's. Mr. Russell was there: he came ... 11 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy Townsend and Pickman, returned, this afternoon from Salem. Townsend, has been on to Boston ... 11 March 1788 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have past through the Ceremonies of taking Leave of the States General, the Prince and ... 11 March 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The Mail is this day arrived, but not a Line have I got from you, nor have I heard a word ... 12 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy I Dined with Townsend at Mrs. Hooper's. Amory went to Portsmouth on Monday, with several of ... 13 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy Thompson, Pickman and Little, pass'd the eve at my lodgings: Townsend, was so unwell, that ... 14 March 1788 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have recd yours of the 7.th— I have written you on every Post day. ... 14 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Parsons return'd this afternoon from Boston, where the supreme judicial Court, and the ... 15 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy I called this evening at Putnam's lodgings, and pass'd an hour or two with him. He went home ... 16 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy In the forenoon I attended at Mr. Carey's meeting. The man that appeared in the pulpit I ... 17 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Parsons held a court this forenoon at ten; and at the same hour I attended at Mr. ... 18 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy I am sinking again into the same insipidity which I have so often lamented. The ... 19 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather was dull, gloomy, and part of the day rainy. Amory invited me to dine with him ... 20 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy We met this evening at Thompson's. Pickman came; but rather late in the evening. Young ... 21 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy I can read tolerably well when I am alone in the office, and make as much progress in one ... 22 March 1788 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Margaret Altho I have heithertoo felt a diffidence in addressing a Lady with whom I have not the ... 22 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy Amory and Stacey, return'd from their expedition: They got to Cape-Ann at about twelve on ... 23 March 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I received yours of the 14th and ever Since thursday have been in Hourly expectation of ... 23 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy Pickman had agreed to go with me, and hear Parson Tucker preach this forenoon; but some ... 24 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy I attended at Mr. Atkins's Court; and appeared to the actions. Mr. Marquand who had been ... 25 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy Copies of all the actions which are to be entered at the next Court of Common Pleas were ... 26 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy I took a long walk, this afternoon with Putnam, and as we came back we stop'd at Mrs. ... 27 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy I went with Pickman, Amory Stacey and Putnam to Salisbury, to see a vessel launch'd: She ... 28 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather was pleasant. Townsend rode, this day. I pass'd the evening with him: and found ... 28 March 1788 Copley, Susanna Clarke to Adams, Abigail Mrs: Copley presents Compliments to Mrs: Adams: would have called uppon her this Morning, ... 29 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy I received two or three Letters for Little, and after finishing the day at the office, I ... 30 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy Parson Toppan of Newtown preach'd at our meeting this day. I attended all day and was very ... 30 March 1788 — 1 May 1788 Adams, Abigail Sunday London March 30. We took our departure from the Bath Hotell where I had been a ... 31 March 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Parsons held a Justice's Court for the trial of a trifling action of trover and ...

April

30 March 1788 — 1 May 1788 Adams, Abigail Sunday London March 30. We took our departure from the Bath Hotell where I had been a ... April 1788 Adams, Abigail MS (M/AA/1, APM Reel 197). PRINTED: JA, D&A, 3:212–217. AA began her Diary in London on 30 ... 1 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy The Court sits this day at Ipswich. Mr. Parsons went in the afternoon, I dined with him. ... 2 April 1788 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Abigail Adams April the 2d: and the anniversary of the birth of my dear Grandson whom I am half distracted ... 2 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy This day Townsend and Amory finally left us and were to be sworn in to the Court of ... 3 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy Thompson went yesterday morning to Ipswich and returned last evening. I dined with him to ... 4 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather has been rather disagreeable this day. ... 5 April 1788 Adams, Abigail to Hollis, Thomas Brand There is something so disagreeable to one's feelings in taking a final leave of our friends, ... 5 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy Rain'd again a great part of the day. Putnam pass'd the evening at my lodgings. We conversed ... 6 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy A Parson Allen preach'd this day for Mr. Carey. I went to hear him in the forenoon. His ... 7 April 1788 Hollis, Thomas Brand to Adams, Abigail It is an ill wind blows no body any good owing to that I received your favor with the ... 7 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy I went with Thompson, to Mr. Atkins's, to answer to an action which we had brought before ... 8 April 1788 Callahan, John to Adams, Abigail I had the Honor of Receiving a letter from you yesterday— we have had such—Boysterous ... 8 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy Pickman returned last evening from Salem. The votes in that Town, and in several others from ... 9 April 1788 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Abigail Adams It is now ten days since we left London, and have been waiting at Portsmouth and here for ... 9 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy Dined with Pickman and Thompson, at Mr. Parsons's upon Salmon, which begin now to be caught ... 10 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy From the divers interruptions which we met with in the course of the day, we did but little ... 11 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy I set out with Pickman this morning at about nine o'clock: the weather was clear though ... 11 April 1788 Cranch, John to Adams, Abigail Understanding by my sister Elworthy, that your Excellency complains of having read yourself ... 12 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy In the forenoon I went down, and spent a couple of hours with Mr. Thaxter: the rest of the ... 13 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy Attended meeting all day. Dined at Mr. Thaxter's with Mr. J. Duncan. And in the afternoon, ... 14 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy I met with several impediments in the morning so that it was eleven o'clock before I cross'd ... 15 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather was quite disagreeable, for exhibition; in consequence of which there was but ... 16 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy Breakfasted at Judge Dana's. Doctor Waterhouse came, in and entertained us for some time ... 17 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy Fast day. In the forenoon I remained at home, and spent my time in writing and reading. In ... 18 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy A cold north east storm, confined us to the house all day. I read a few pages in one of ... 19 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather has been rather better this day than it was yesterday. I went with both my ... 20 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy I pass'd the forenoon at home in writing. In the afternoon, I attended meeting and heard Mr. ... 21 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy We were again confined all day to the house, by the badness of the weather. Mr. Cranch ... 22 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy I took a ride in the forenoon with W. Cranch. Mr. Cranch came home from Boston, and brought ... 23 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather was so disagreeable, that Mr. Norton gave up the thoughts of going to Menotomy, ... 24 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy Charles went to Boston this morning, and brought me back some letters from Europe. I went in ... 25 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy I left Braintree between 9 and 10. and stoppd, about half an hour at Genl. Warren's, he was ... 26 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy Between five and six this morning, I left the judge's house, with Mr. Andrews who is going ... 27 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy I attended meeting all day, and heard Mr. Andrews. He speaks very well, and his composition ... 28 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy Dull weather. Wind Northeast. It began to rain a little after noon, and continued all the ... 29 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather this day was tolerable. I went in the evening with Thompson to Captain Coombs's, ... 30 April 1788 Adams, John Quincy Very agreeable weather. After we had done at the office, I took a long walk with Thompson. ...

May

30 March 1788 — 1 May 1788 Adams, Abigail Sunday London March 30. We took our departure from the Bath Hotell where I had been a ... 1 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Pickman returned this afternoon from Salem. The Club were in the evening at my room: Young ... 2 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy After passing the day at the Office, I stroll'd with Pickman, as far as Sawyer's tavern, ... 3 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Thomas Boylston We have mutually been deficient in those attentions, which absent connections ought always ... 3 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy I this day got through the 4th. volume of Blackstone's Commentaries a second time, and I ... 4 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy I heard Mr. Andrews preach, his sermons were both very short; but better I think than those ... 5 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy I began this morning at the Office upon Foster's Crown Law, a book admirably written I am ... 6 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy In the beginning of the evening, I took a walk with Pickman, up to Mrs. Atkins's. We found ... 7 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather was very fine; I took a long walk in the evening with Thompson and Putnam. ... 8 May 1788 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Cranch, Mary Smith You cannot think how anxious I have been to hear from my Sister Adams, & you. Two Vessels I ... 8 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy The town met this afternoon to make choice of representatives for the ensuing year. Jonan. ... 9 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Violent North-east storm, all day. ... 10 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy The storm continued all this day, and rather with increasing violence. Thompson and I again ... 11 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy I attended meeting to hear Parson Barnard of Salem. He gave us two very excellent Sermons. ... 12 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy I have been quite unwell, these two or three days past; a disorder recurs with which I have ... 13 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy I took a walk with Pickman up to Sawyer's tavern, and drank tea there. The evenings are now ... 14 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy I walk'd with Thompson up to Mrs. Atkins's. The old Lady is gone to Boston to spend a ... 15 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Club met this evening at Pickman's. All there but Little, who is going through the small pox.... 16 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Took a walk after leaving the office, with Thompson and Putnam. We were for calling in at Mr.... 17 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Dined at Judge Greenleaf's with Pickman and Thompson. Two Miss Dalton's were there; and Miss ... 18 May 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, Abigail I rose this morning with a fair prospect of landing before night, but alas, we are immersed ... 18 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. McKeen of Beverley preached at Mr. Carey's this day. I attended to hear him. His ... 19 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Began upon the second book of Hawkins. The first treats of all offences, against the public; ... 20 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Parsons had the frame of his House raised, and was consequently very busy. Walk'd with ... 21 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy I walk'd with Pickman in the evening to Sawyer's; where we drank tea; and made it almost ten ... 22 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy I was up before eight, and had not slept well, even the short Time I was in bed; I felt ... 23 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Continual North east winds have prevailed for a week past. This evening, I past, with ... 24 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Pickman went to Salem this morning. In the evening, I took a long walk with Thompson, down ... 25 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Webber preach'd here, for Mr. Andrews; and I was much pleased with his discourses. They ... 26 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy In the afternoon, I took a walk with Thompson, to see Little. He has the small pox full, ... 27 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Jackson, sent one of his sons to inform me, that he heard last evening at Beverly, that ... 28 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Election Day. And there is not a poor Devil, who has lost his election, in the Commonwealth, ... 29 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Club at Thompson's this evening. Putnam inform'd us, he must leave us at a quarter before ... 29 May 1788 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Abigail Adams I hope you are safe landed at Jamaica, before this time, with Mr. Smith and my sweet boy; ... 30 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy I called this morning at Mr. Bradbury's office, and affronted Putnam by rallying him upon ... 31 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy Finished, this forenoon with Hawkins. Dined at Mr. N. Carter's. As did Mr. Farnham and ...

June

1 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Allen preached for us this day; and I attended to hear him. His Sermons are judicious ... 2 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Pickman returned this day from Salem, where he has been for ten days past. ... 3 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy I walk'd with Thompson a mile or two in Newbury. The prospects on that road are delightful; ... 4 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Walk'd into Newbury in the evening with Thompson; and we returned through Joppé, by a ... 5 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy We met in the evening at Stacey's lodgings. Putnam was not present. At about seven we ... 6 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy In the forenoon I sent my letter to Putnam, and in about an hour received the following ... 7 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Parsons came home from Boston this evening; where he has been attending at the general ... 8 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Webster from Salisbury preached for us this day: a venerable old gentleman who has been ... 8 June 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John Quincy to your Candour my Dear Brother—I must appeal for Pardon that I have thus long delayed to ... 9 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Parsons had so much information to give every one who came into the office this day ... 10 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Stroll'd a mile or two with Pickman: he has the appearance of a true and faithful Lover, and ... 11 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy I walk'd this evening with Stacey. The weather was very beautiful, and we proposed to form a ... 12 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Townsend arrived in town this forenoon: I called at Mrs. Hooper's to see him immediately ... 13 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Townsend, and one or two more of my friends dined with me this day. He went in the afternoon ... 14 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Finished reading in Wood's Institutes; a book which has been rendered almost useless by the ... 15 June 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, Abigail We are anxiously expecting, by the arrival of every post, to hear of your safety and health. ... 15 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Allen preach'd; and as usual delivered a good Sermon, in a very bad manner. After ... 16 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Townsend intended to have set away this morning; to go to Medfield; but the weather was so ... 17 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Townsend left Town this morning, but as the wind soon got easterly, I imagine he did not go ... 18 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy I went to the Office in the forenoon; but found myself incapacitated to do any thing, and ... 19 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy The Stage was full from Portsmouth and consequently I could not obtain a seat. I could not ... 20 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy I was up early in the morning, and mounted my horse at about seven. It was ten when I got ... 21 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather was very warm. I went down to my uncle Quincy's, and from thence on the shore. ... 22 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Parson Wibird preached in his usual dull unanimated strain. Of late indeed he has lost it is ... 22 June 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Smith, William we were made very happy this morning by the receipt of your Letter, informing us of the ... 22 June 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, Abigail We are anxiously expecting, by the arrival of every post, to hear of your safety and health. ... 22 June 1788 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail Thanks be to an ever watchful & kind Providence that has conducted my dear Brother, & Sister ... 23 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy A second lighter came up this day with things from the ship. We were very busy in unpacking ... 24 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy This day we got so far in order as to make a home of the house. I dined at my uncle Cranch's.... 25 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy This afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Shaw came in from Haverhill; they found us still in great ... 26 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy We all dined at Mr. Cranch's. Charles came from Cambridge to spend a day or two with us. I ... 27 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy The day was spent like the preceding ones. There was some company here in the afternoon. I ... 28 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mrs. Welch and Betsey Smith came from Boston this morning; we all went to Weymouth and dined ... 29 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy I attended at meeting and heard Mr. Wibird. The weather was rather dull and somewhat sultry. ... 30 June 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. and Mrs. Shaw return'd to Haverhill this morning: and this day I finished unpacking the ...

July

1 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy It was nine o'clock before I could get away from Braintree this morning, and I arrived at ... 2 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather was extremely warm. I amused myself part of the day in reading, and part in ... 3 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy Between nine and ten I went with my father from Braintree. We got into Cambridge at about ... 4 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy We left Cambridge by nine o'clock, and got into Boston in the midst of the bustle. We went ... 5 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy We called this morning at Dr. Welch's, and at Mr. Guild's; but left town at about ten ... 6 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather was rather disagreeable in the morning, and Mrs. Warren was disposed to stay and ... 7 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy W. Cranch went to Boston this morning; and I suppose, I shall have but very little of his ... 7 July 1788 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Abigail Adams It has been no small mortification to me since my arrival here, that I have not been able to ... 8 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy I past the greater part of the day in gunning, with my brothers. The weather was as it has ... 9 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy Doctor Leonard came here in the morning: this gentleman came as a passenger with Callahan. ... 10 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy George Warren came over from Milton this forenoon, and paid us a visit. He opened an office ... 11 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy This day completes my twenty first year; It emancipates me from the yoke of paternal ... 12 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy In the diverse amusements of reading, of shooting birds, and playing upon our flutes we past ... 13 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy Weather still extremely warm. I heard Parson Wibird. Mr. Q. Thaxter was at meeting in the ... 14 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy Ben Beale came from Taunton this morning; he did not stop, but promised to come and see us ... 15 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. West went away this morning; My Father and my brother Charles, went to Boston; whence ... 16 July 1788 Adams, John to Smith, Abigail Adams Your mamma's hand has been wholly unable to hold a pen, without exquisite pain, from the ... 16 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy Commencement day. I mounted my horse, somewhat early, and arrived at Cambridge by nine ... 17 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy The young gentlemen who graduated yesterday were. ... 18 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy Upon the warmest day we have had this Summer I was obliged to go to Boston, upon a hard ... 19 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy I was considerably fatigued by my jaunt of yesterday, but made out however to read ... 20 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy I tarried at home this forenoon, in order to write a Letter to my Sister. In the afternoon I ... 21 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy This morning I left Braintree in company with my brother Tom, who was going to Haverhill; ... 22 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy I went to see Leonard White this forenoon. His father has been unwell for some days past. ... 23 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy I had almost promised Mr. Thaxter to wait till the afternoon; but as there was an appearance ... 24 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy I returned, and once more took my seat in the office: but did little this forenoon. Thompson ... 25 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Andrews came to town last night, and called to see us at the office this forenoon. They ... 26 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy I went to pay a visit to Mrs. Hooper: but disappointed her by having no news from her son ... 26 July 1788 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail I got home the Friday-noon after I left you, & had the great satisfaction of finding all ... 27 July 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John Last Thursday I had the pleasure of receiving my dear papa's kind letter of July 16th. I was ... 27 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Andrews preached for us this day; and was somewhat longer than usual to the great ... 28 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy I finished reading Bacon's pleas and pleading: but the subject is so knotty that I must at ... 29 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy After spending the day as usual, I walk'd with Stacey and Putnam. After going some way into ... 30 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy This afternoon Mr. Cutler called at our office, and perswaded me to ride with him up to Mr. ... 30 July 1788 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail one line by my son inquires after the health of my Friend, at Braintree. do you begin to ... 31 July 1788 Adams, John Quincy I amuse myself in reading Junius's letters; which though the factious productions of a ...

August

1 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy The day was spent in the usual uninteresting manner: indeed it may be generally observed ... 2 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Farnham proposed to me this morning to join a party, which was formed to go in the ... 3 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy I heard Mr. Andrews preach. About as long as he was last Sunday. I think he is gaining ... 4 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Blackstone still furnishes me with employment for my forenoon hours; and I this day took up ... 5 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy This forenoon A Doctor Young came to our office, for a writ against a number of insurgents. ... 6 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Putnam went last week to Danvers, and return'd this forenoon. He brought me a Letter, which ... 6 August 1788 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Abigail Adams It grieves me to think how little I have been able to write to you since my arrival here. I ... 7 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Thompson did not attend this day at the Office. Phillips called to see us this afternoon. He ... 8 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy We met this evening at my lodgings, as we have changed the evening in order to accommodate ... 9 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Thompson went to see Miss Roberts at Newtown. I cannot read with so much satisfaction for ... 10 August 1788 Smith, William Stephens to Adams, John I have been honoured by the receipt of your friendly Letter of July the 16th. I supposed, ... 10 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Kimball supplied the place of Mr. Andrews this day. I observed none of Captn. Coombs's ... 11 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Thompson watch'd last evening; in consequence of which he felt not much disposed to study ... 12 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy I called in the afternoon for about half an hour, at the office. Attended Miss Coombs's ... 13 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mrs. Emery who has been very ill these four or five weeks, died last night, leaving to the ... 13 August 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, Abigail We came to town last evening to dine (by invitation) this day, with the President of ... 14 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy This was a day of humiliation and prayer at Mr. Carey's: on account of his sickness; and to ... 15 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy I called in at Mr. Tufts's to see Mrs. Shaw this morning. I found old Mr. Carter there. ... 16 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Dined with Townsend, in company with Mr. Andrews, and Thompson. After dinner we took a ride: ... 17 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Andrews preach'd for us; this forenoon he was lengthy in his prayer upon the late ... 18 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy This morning I perceived a deal of stirring in the Streets; and was finally informed that ... 19 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Several of the gentlemen who accompanied the governor, yesterday to Haverhill, went on to ... 20 August 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John Quincy It was with real pleasure my Dear Brother that I received a few days since your letter of ... 20 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy I was walking with Putnam in one of the Streets in Town, this evening, when we heard a ... 21 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Upon Stacey's invitation I went with him and Putnam, and two young lads by the name of ... 22 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy We assembled this evening at Thompson's. Mr. Greenleaf called in and past an hour with us. ... 23 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Dined at Thompson's, with Mr. Andrews and Townsend. In the afternoon I took a ride with ... 23 August 1788 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, William Will you be so kind as to wait upon the Govenour early on monday morning with the inclosed ... 24 August 1788 — 2 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Here, this journal very abruptly breaks off. I had long doubted whether the utility ... 24 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Parson Dutch preach'd. L. White and Mr. Thaxter. ... 25 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Return'd from Haverhill. Somewhat interrupted. ... 26 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Office business. Takes from reading. Dined with Mr. Parsons. ... 27 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Parsons went to Boston. Wrote. Mr. Cabot &c. ... 28 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Walk'd with Stacey. Curious conversation. Greenough's. ... 29 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Funeral. Mr. Atkins. Met in the evening at Putnams. ... 30 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Rain. Little past the evening with me. ... 31 August 1788 Adams, John Quincy Heard Mr. Prince. Mr. Marquand's. Mr. Jackson's. Religious tattoo. ...

September

24 August 1788 — 2 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Here, this journal very abruptly breaks off. I had long doubted whether the utility ... 1 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Rain. Pass'd the evening with Stacey. ... 2 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Finished Hume and Blackstone. Little &c. ... 3 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy I went over the river with Stacey and Romain upon a shooting party. We had tolerable success.... 4 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Left Newbury-Port this morning with Bridge: we dined at Putnam's in Dan vers. Very ... 5 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy The assembly at the anniversary of the Ф.B.K. was more numerous than I have known it. There ... 6 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Saltmarsh. Read. Mr. Cranch's. ... 7 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy The Marquis to Sainneville, commander of the french Squadron now in the harbour, and the ... 7 September 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, Abigail I received, on Wednesday last, from the hands of Mr. T——, your letter, No. 4, of August 25th.... 8 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Company afternoon. Angier. ... 9 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Went over to Milton. ... 10 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy The Governor with the Captains of the french vessells, the french Consul, and some other ... 11 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mrs. Smith and Louisa. W. Cranch. ... 12 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy I left Braintree to return to Newbury-Port. Found Bridge in Boston. Dined at Mr. Smith's. We ... 13 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Breakfasted in Salem: saw Amory and Learned. Dined at Ipswich. We got to Newbury-Port, at ... 14 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy I did not sleep a wink the whole night. My nerves are in a very disagreeable state of ... 15 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Sleepless. Could do no business. ... 16 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Strolling about all day. Idle. ... 17 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Can neither read nor write. ... 18 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Training. Unwell out of spirits. Foster. ... 19 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Spent my time in visiting &c. ... 20 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy I have had three or four sleepless nights this weeks, and for the little rest I have enjoyed ... 21 September 1788 — 23 September 1788 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail ... 21 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Meeting afternoon. L. W. Mr. Thaxter. ... 22 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail Mr:Lincoln, the bearer, is a young preacher, who belongs to Hingham; he is going home, and I ... 22 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy H. Lincoln. Dined with Mr. T. Mr. B's. ... 23 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Lincoln went home. Dr. Price's Sermons. ... 24 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Lincoln went yesterday for Hingham; I went with Mr. and Mrs. Shaw to Andover. There was a ... 25 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Noyes. Afternoon with White. ... 26 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Dined with Mr. Thaxter. Genl. Lincoln. ... 27 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Another tedious sleepless night. Charles and Russell returned to Cambridge. I dined at Mr. ... 28 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Meeting Forenoon. Mr. Marsh. L. White. ... 28 September 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John Quincy this morning my Dear Brother—Mr Storer Came out from New York—to spend the day with us and ... 29 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy Tea at Mr. Adams's. ... 30 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy The weather was not very favourable, but, as the court of common pleas was to sit this week ...

October

1 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy “Oh gentle sleepNature's soft Nurse, how have I frighted theeThat thou no more wilt weigh ... 2 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy I took my seat in the stage, in Company with a Lady who came from Portsmouth, and Mr. ... 3 October 1788 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail I am almost affraid you do not love me so well as I hoped you did— If you had have known how ... 3 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy W. Cranch came into Boston with my father, who coming upon business which will detain him in ... 4 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy My father came home. ... 5 October 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, Abigail I wrote you a hasty letter from New-York, just to acknowledge the receipt of yours, No. 5, ... 5 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Weymouth at meeting. Dr. Tufts's. ... 6 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Rode over to Milton in the afternoon. ... 7 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Murray the preacher who came from England with my father, came this day to pay him a ... 8 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Went over to Hingham. ... 9 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Charles and Otis were here. Got up shelves. ... 10 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Slept none. Went to Weymouth. ... 11 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Medicine. Voltaire's works. ... 12 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy At home all day. But dull somewhat. Rode. ... 13 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Went to Milton. Put up books. ... 14 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy My occupations have been very regular, and similar for a week past. Last Thursday night I ... 15 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Company to dine. Mr. B. &c. ... 16 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Dr. Tufts &c. Mr. Shaw went to Hghm. ... 17 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Fine weather. Gunning with Tom. Townsend. ... 18 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Madam and Tom went to Boston. Violent Thunder. ... 19 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Meeting to hear Mr. Wibird. W. Cranch. Andrews. ... 20 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Cranch went to Boston. Rain. ... 21 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Variable weather. Gibbon's history. ... 22 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Rode my horse. Andrews went towards Nby Pt. ... 23 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Russell's and returned at Night. ... 24 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Gunning in the morning with Charles. Tired. ... 25 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Thaxter. Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Mr. Shaw. ... 26 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Heard Mr. Shaw. Cranch and Phillips. ... 27 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Splendid parade. Much company. ... 28 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Company gone. Went to Mr. Cranch's. ... 29 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Went with Tom to Cambridge. Returned. ... 30 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. A. went to Boston. Charles to Cambridge. ... 31 October 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. A. returned. Company at dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Storer. C. Storer &c. ...

November

1 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Rode as usual; and read Gibbon &c. ... 2 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy General Knox dined with us. P. M. ... 3 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Cicero de Senectute. Getting well. ... 4 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Went to Boston with Mrs. Cranch. Returned. ... 5 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy W. Cranch came from Boston. Fine weather. ... 6 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Evening at Mrs. Quincy's. Parson Wiberd. ... 7 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. and Mrs. A went to Boston. Dined at Mr. Cranch's. ... 8 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Quite lonesome. Mrs. C. came home. ... 9 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Parson Wibird dined at Mr. C's. Folks came home. ... 10 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Madam preparing for New York. ... 10 November 1788 Smith, William Stephens to Adams, Abigail It is with particular pleasure I communicate to you the joyfull news of Mrs: Smiths safe ... 11 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Rain all day. Cleared up in the evening. ... 11 November 1788 Adams, John to Smith, William Stephens I was much obliged to you for a letter by Mr. Nesbit of Philadelphia, and am very sorry I ... 11 November 1788 Adams, John to Smith, Abigail Adams Our anxiety for you, in your present circumstances and situation among strangers, (though we ... 12 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Went to Boston. Mrs. A. N. York. Lodgd at Camb. ... 13 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Returned to Braintree in the forenoon. ... 14 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Justinian's Inst. Foster's Cr. Law. Gibbon &c. ... 15 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Cold Weather. Dr. Tufts this evening. ... 16 November 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John We Reachd this place last evening and put up at a mr Avery's private Lodgings, where we are ... 16 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Norton. He dined with us. ... 17 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Went to Milton. Chilly weather looks like snow. ... 18 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Rode as usual. Read a variety at home. ... 19 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy My health happily recovered. Rain; part of the day. ... 20 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Went to Mr. Cranch's. Mrs. C. gone to Boston. ... 21 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Letter from Mamma. Hartford. Fed. Senators. ... 22 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Went to Boston. Return'd with W. Cranch. ... 23 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Everett of Dorchester: dined with us. ... 24 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Very warm; rainy, disagreeable weather. ... 24 November 1788 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I know you will rejoice with me that all was happily over & mrs Smith safely abed before I ... 25 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Charles came home from Cambridge. ... 26 November 1788 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Cranch, Mary Smith I do not know whether you have heard a word from me since I left you, if you have not, I ... 26 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Wm. Cranch was here. Rode to Milton. ... 27 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Thanksgiving day. Dull weather. ... 28 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Bad night. Dined at My Uncle Adams's. ... 29 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Snow. Charles could not go to Cambridge. ... 30 November 1788 — 2 December 1788 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I have been waiting above a week hopeing to have a Letter from my dear sister informing me ... 30 November 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Wibird preach'd. Charles dined at Mr. C.'s. ...

December

30 November 1788 — 2 December 1788 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I have been waiting above a week hopeing to have a Letter from my dear sister informing me ... 1 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Charles return'd to Cambridge. ... 2 December 1788 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Before this time I hope you have the Happiness to See your Daughter out of all Danger and ... 2 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Winslow Warren. Rode in the afternoon. ... 3 December 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John This day three weeks I left Home, since which I have not heard a word from thence. I wrote ... 3 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Gibbon 5th. vol. 4th. gone which I much regret. ... 4 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Very cold. At Mr. Cranch's. Dr. Fogg. Mr. Thayer. ... 5 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Wm Cranch came from Boston. Heard from N. York. ... 6 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Went to Milton with Wm. Cranch. He dined with us. ... 7 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Cranch's after meeting. Mr. C. quite unwell. ... 8 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Left Braintree. Went as far as Wilmington. Rain. ... 9 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Went to Haverhill. Wet through. ... 10 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Got to Newbury-Port. Ordination. Dancing. ... 11 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Dined with Mr. Tufts. Not very bright. Dr. Swett's. ... 12 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Company chiefly gone. Russell. Rode with Thompson. Dancing again. ... 13 December 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I begin to think I am not of that concequence at Home which I supposed myself, or that you ... 13 December 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I hope every post to hear from you, but every post has hithertoo dissapointed me. a month is ... 13 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Put my horse at Tappan's. Eve with Dr. Kilham. ... 14 December 1788 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I do indeed rejoice with you all upon the happy event which took place in mr smiths Family ... 14 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Heard Mr. Ware. Preach'd admirably. D. Atkins. ... 15 December 1788 — 18 December 1788 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I thank you for your kind Letter of Novbr 30th Decbr 2d you judg'd rightly I was almost ... 15 December 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John It was not untill yesterday that I received your Letter & mrs Cranchs. mr mccomick came up & ... 15 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Attended the office. Read a little. Mr. Jackson's. ... 16 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Parsons &c went to Salem Court. Miss Coats. ... 17 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Snow storm. Went to Salem. Supp'd at Amory's. ... 18 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Attended court. Sat late. Lodg'd with Mr. Atkins. ... 19 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Dined with Amory. Went to the ball. ... 20 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Cold weather. Came home with Bridge. Sleepy. ... 21 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Heard Mr. Andrews, preach. Bouscaren. Mr. Carter. ... 22 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Very cold weather. Evening in the office. ... 23 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Cold continues. Eve at Judge Greenleaf's. ... 24 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Went to Haverhill. Colder than ever. ... 25 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Mr. Thaxter's. Miss Hazen. Eve at Mr. Bartlett's. ... 26 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Returned to N. Port. Wrote in the Eve. ... 27 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Dined at Judge Greenleaf's. Foster came home. ... 28 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Parson Allen preached. Snow storm. ... 28 December 1788 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have recd your favours of the 3 and 13thand have opened that to our Son, who has been ... 29 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Thompson got home. Court at Mr. Atkins's. ... 30 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Eve at Dr. Sawyer's. Mr. Boyd.—a youth. ... 31 December 1788 Adams, John Quincy Eve with Foster at Mr. Jackson's, He was out. ...