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Browsing: Diary of John Adams, Volume 2


Docno: ADMS-01-02-02-0008-0001-0002

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1778-02-14

1778. 14. Feb. Saturday.

A very fine Morning, the Wind at Northwest. At Daybreak orders were given for the Ship to unmoor.
My Lodging was a Cott, with a double Mattress, a good Bolster, my own Sheets, and Blanketts enough. My little Son, with me—We lay very comfortably, and slept well. A violent Gale of Wind in the Night.