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
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.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2017.