33. John Quincy Adams Diary
Braintree, 23 October 1787 (excerpt)1

… it was about twelve when I got to the tavern in Wilmington. Mr. Thaxter, & Miss Duncan, & her brother James, a Mr. Howe, & two or three other ladies dined at Wilmington. The landlord is opposed to the proposed Constitution. …

1. MS, Adams Family Papers, MHi. Printed: Allen, JQA Diary, II, 307–8.