Diary of John Adams, volume 2

1778. 14. Feb. Saturday.

1778. Feb. 16. Monday.

Feb. 15. Sunday. JA Feb. 15. Sunday. Adams, John
Feb. 15. Sunday.

This Morning weigh'd the last Anchor, and came under Sail, before Breakfast. A fine Wind, and a pleasant Sun, but a sharp cold Air.— Thus I bid farewell to my native Shore.—Arrived, and anchored in the Harbour of Marblehead, about Noon. Major Reed, Captn. Gatchell Father in Law of Capt. Tucker came on board, and a Captain Stevens who came on Board to make me a present of a single Pistol.