|1829||Sept. 4||“Established as a married man in Boston,” residing at 3 Hancock Avenue and occupying a law office at 23 Court Street.|
|1829||13||Begins to worship regularly at the First Church, Chauncy Place.|
|1829||Oct. 25||Attends the dedication of the memorial to John and Abigail Adams that John Quincy Adams had caused to be erected within the Adams Temple in Quincy.|
|1829||Nov. 24||Assists JQA in effecting the reburial of GWA’s remains in the Adams family vault in the First Church burying ground, Quincy.|
|1829||25||Receives from JQA by transfer his proprietor’s share in the Boston Athenaeum.|
|1829||Dec. 13||Begins to read in JA’s MS diaries and papers.|
|1830||Jan. 2||Speaks on the question of Indian removal at the Private Debating Society, Boston.|
|1830||Feb. 1||Elected a director of the Middlesex Canal Company.|
|1830||20||His essay on Eloquence is published in the
|1830||21||His mother-in-law, Mrs. Peter Chardon Brooks, dies after a long illness; his tribute to her is published anonymously in the
|Columbian Centinel three days later.
|1830||May 26||His article “The Next Presidency” is adapted and used as an editorial in the
|1830||June-July||Three articles by him signed “A Calm Observer” opposing a grant of municipal funds for the construction of railroads are published in the
|1830||Sept. 10||A second daughter is born to JA2 and christened Georgeanna Frances, adapted from the names of her uncles.|
|1830||16||Reads and disagrees strongly with the proposal published in the
|Boston Courier that JQA be elected to Congress as representative of the Plymouth District.
|1830||Oct. 12||Completes the catalogue of JQA’s library which he had undertaken along with JQA on 16 June.|
|1830||21||His article supporting the National Republican candidate for representative in Congress from Boston is published in the
|Boston Courier, signed “A.”
|1830||Nov. 1||JQA is elected to the 22d Congress.|
|1831||Jan.||His essay-review of James Grahame’s
|History of the United States, written in April 1830, is published in the
North American Review
, in payment for which he receives $21.
|1831||March||Is admitted as an attorney at the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.|
|1831||May||Three communications by him signed “Cimon” analyzing the background of “The Resignation of the Cabinet” appear in the
|Boston Patriot. Goes with ABA to live at the Old House in Quincy with his parents for two months, and begins the task of sorting and arranging JA’s papers.
|1831||August||Despite his efforts of more than a year to prevent the appearance of a pamphlet making public the facts of GWA’s relations with Eliza Dolph,
|Report of a Trial is published.
|1831||13||His first child, a daughter, is born at Boston and in October is christened Louisa Catherine (LCA2).|
|1831||Sept. 2||Defends JQA against the attacks of Joseph T. Buckingham in a letter signed “A Looker On” in the
|1831||15||To relieve ABA of household responsibilities during her recuperation, takes family to Quincy for a month.|
|1831||19||Takes under advisement JQA’s offer of the editorship of the
|Boston Patriot if JQA should decide to buy the paper.
|1831||Dec. 5||JQA takes his seat in the House of Representatives.|
|1831||24, 29||Two installments signed “F” of his critique of Treasury Secretary McLane’s Report appear in the
|1832||Jan.||The three final installments on “The Treasury Report” are published in the
|Boston Daily Advertiser & Patriot following the merger of the two papers.
|1832||Feb.||Adds the management of JQA’s Quincy property to his responsibilities as manager of JQA’s affairs in Boston.|
|1832||March 13||His uncle TBA dies and is buried the next day in the Adams family vault in the First Church burying ground in Quincy.|
|1832||May 10||His communication signed “Q” defending JQA’s political antimasonry is published in the
|Boston Daily Advocate.
|1832||26||Upon completion of extensive repairs to the house and garden undertaken by CFA, LCA arrives from Washington to occupy the Old House and is soon joined by CFA, his wife, and daughter, who remain until November.|
|1832||July||At the conclusion of the 1st session of the 22d Congress JQA returns to Quincy and is soon engaged in continuing his life of JA and with CFA in bringing JA’s papers into some order.|
|1832||Oct.||Succeeds TBA as clerk of the Adams Temple and School Fund.|
|1832||Nov.||Serves with a committee of the Supervisors of the Fund in inventorying JA’s library, which remained in the “Office” at the Old House.|
|1832||7||Returns to his Boston residence with his family in anticipation of the imminent departure of JQA and LCA for Washington.|
|1832||Dec.||Begins an active role in antimasonry with the publication in the
|Boston Daily Advocate of the first five of his series of articles signed “F” on “The Principles and Ground of Anti-Masonry” and “A Brief History of the Masonic Outrages in New York.”