Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 1

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Missed Prayers and the last lesson in Topography and Mathematics, Mr. Everett, writing notes, Declamation, evening, K.S.T.1 meeting, laws. Oyster supper, Sheafe’s until late, Lothrop.

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Knights of the Square Table.

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13. VIII:45.

Missed Prayers, Mr. Everett closed his course for the season, at Cambridge all day, election, in very low spirits, letters from home received and answered.1

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CFA’s letters are missing.

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14. VIII.

Missed Prayers, excused from Chapel, reading Corinne and writing notes to Mr. Everett’s lectures.

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15. VII:50.

Missed Prayers, lesson set in Gorham,1 Mr. Farrar and Paley both attended, evening, very industrious, did not retire until late.

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John Gorham, The Elements of Chemical Science, 2 vols., Boston, 1819.

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16. VI:30.

Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Astronomy, Paley, Moral Philosophy, evening, Supper at Richardson’s, Lothrop.

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17. VI:45.

Missed Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Astronomy, Paley, evening, walk, visit to Rundlet, Conversation about Sheafe, Otis’s.

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18. VI:45.

Missed Prayers, recitation, Chemistry. A Theme, day wasted, visits to Bartlett and Chapman, evening, supper at Richardson’s.

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19. VI:30.

Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Declamation, high spirits. Ride with Otis, Franklin Hotel, Billiards, Brighton, return, to Boston with Sheafe, Theatre, Macbeth.

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