This day we got so far in order as to make a home of the house. I dined at my uncle
Cranch's. The remainder of the packages are expected to-morrow; but those that are
already here, are not all unpack'd. Much damage was done on the voyage.1
writes, in his line-a-day entry, “Folks got down to the house. I <lodg'>dined out” (D/JQA/13, Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 16).