Diary of John Adams, volume 3 Previous document in volume 1783 Monday May 5. Next document in volume Wednesday May 7. 120 Tuesday May 6. JA Tuesday May 6. Adams, John Tuesday May 6. Dined at Mr. Jays. Lt. General Mellville, who is here to solicit for the Inhabitants of Tobago, the Continuance of their Assembly and Tryals by Jury, was there.