Arise, weather continues bad, still at home, idling time, Edwards’ West Indies,1 Abby, Susan and rest of the family.
1. JQA’s copy of Bryan Edwards, The History, Civil and Commercial,
of the British Colonies in the West Indies, 2 vols., London, 1794, is in
the Stone Library. Another copy, bearing JA’s signature is among the President’s
books in the Boston Public Library. See Catalogue of JA’s Library, p. 82.