Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 2

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Arise, Journal, ceremony of leave taking, General La Fayette goes. 11Military parade. Copy his speech, carry it to Force’s. John went to the Ship, evening, billiards.

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Arise. Commence Hallam’s Middle Ages,1 l’Allemagne, Journal, house very quiet, evening, ride and conversation with the ladies.

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JQA’s copy of Henry Hallam, View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, 5 vols., Phila., 1821, is in the Stone Library.

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Arise, copy Notes, Hallam’s Middle Ages, l’Allemagne, Life of Ben Jonson, Journal, billiards, evening ride with the ladies and conversation, John returned.

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10. VII.

Arise, copy Notes, l’Allemagne, Journal, billiards, day spent idly, evening at home, Mr. Anderson.1

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Richard Clough Anderson Jr. (1788–1826), formerly a Representative from Kentucky, whom JQA named minister plenipotentiary to the Panama conference of American states ( Biog. Dir. Cong. ).

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Arise, Church in the morning, Mr. Hawley, tolerable, letters to George and H.W.,1 l’Allemagne, evening, ride and tea at my Uncle’s.

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CFA’s letters to both GWA and to Harriet Welsh are missing.

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Arise, copy Notes, Hallam, Journal, l’Allemagne, Horace,1 l’Allemagne, Ben Jonson, Every Man in his humour.2 Commence methodical life, eve., converse with Madame.

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JQA’s copy of the Opera of Horatius Flaccus, London, 1744, is in the Boston Athenaeum ( Catalogue of JQA’s Books ).

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JQA’s copy of Jonson’s Dramatic Works, London, 1811, is in the Stone Library.

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Arise, copy Notes, Hallam, Journal, l’Allemagne, Horace, Ben Jonson, evening conversation with Madame, her state of health.

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Arise, copy Notes, Hallam, Journal, l’Allemagne, Horace, Ben Jon-12son, evening, ride and conversation with the family, Mr. Sullivan, billiards.