Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 1

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Missed Prayers, at home all day, reflection, happy feelings, evening very quiet.

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Missed Prayers, Chapel, President Kirkland, Dr. Ware, evening, quiet at home.

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Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Astronomy, Say’s Political Economy,1 first lesson, evening at home.

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JQA’s copy of Jean Baptiste Say, A Treatise on Political Economy, Boston, 1824, is in the Stone Library.

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23. VII.

Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Astronomy, Say, evening at Otis’s. Conversation with him until late.

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24. VII.

Missed Prayers and recitation, unwell and excused from exercises all day, occupied at home.

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25. VIII.

Omitted all the exercises today, wrote a Forensic, day much wasted, mind unsettled.

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26. VIII:30.

Missed Prayers and other Exercises, ride with Otis, Billiards at the Franklin Hotel, return, evening Oyster Supper, Sheafe.

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Missed Prayers, morning quiet at home, visit from Howard, afternoon, Champagne and Whist at Richardson’s, evening, Supper at my room, Lyceum, Howard, Lothrop, Rundlet.

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28. VIII:30.

Missed Prayers, Chapel, Dr. Kirkland, Dr. Ware, evening visit from Howard, Supper at Willard’s Tavern, tough chickens, very agreeable, Otis, puns.

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