Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 1

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Morning at home, lounge and ride to Georgetown, loss true, return, large dinner party, Mr. Sloane,1 tooth ache.

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John Sloane (1779–1856), an Ohio Representative from 1819 to 1829 ( Biog. Dir. Cong. ).

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Morning at home, state of the family, Madame, evening, all at home and backgammon with her.

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Morning at home as usual, lounge, time wasted, evening, Theatre, Mrs. Barnes,1 School for Scandal.

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The English actress, Mrs. John Barnes, formerly Mary Greenhill, who had made her American debut in 1815 (Joseph N. Ireland, Records of the New York Stage, from 1750 to 1860, N.Y., 1867, 1:314–315).

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Morning at home, idle, afternoon at Church, Mr. Baker, singular prayer, home, dinner, Mr. Taylor and Mr. Tracy,1 pleasant conversation, politics.

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Albert Haller Tracy (1793–1859), a Representative from New York ( Biog. Dir. Cong. )

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Morning at home. Noon, House of Representatives, Mr. Clay, Internal Improvement, evening, Theatre, Sweethearts and Wives,1 Mrs. Barnes, pretty woman.

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A comedy by James Kenney.

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Morning at home, idle, short walk, letter to George,1 Mary sick, evening, family to Mr. Frye’s.

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Missing.

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Morning at home, visits with the ladies, Mrs. Jackson, dinner at Baron Tuyll’s,1 splendour, evening, Conversation with John.

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Baron Tuyll van Serooskerken, the Russian minister (Bemis, JQA , 2:94).

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