Weather very bad, remain in my room, Influenza, dull, dinner party at home, could not go down, to bed early.
At home all day, on the recovery, cloudy weather, evening, last regular party, very agreeable.
Weather raw and disagreeable. Walk to the Capitol, evening, Anniversary Ball, Washington’s birth day, family went, myself at home, to bed early.
Health much improved. Walk to the Capitol, Domestic Manufactures,1 return, evening, Whist at home, George, Mary.
One Snowden was showing an exhibition of manufactures at the Capitol (JQA, Diary, 22 Feb. 1825).
Morning, walk to the Capitol, Exhibition of Manufactures, Cloths, return, dinner party, Mr. Baylies.
Morning, walk to the Capitol, Exhibition closes, bad weather, evening, Theatre, with John, Bride of Abydos,1 dull, Oyster Supper.
A romantic drama by William Dimond.
Morning at home, foggy weather, cold increased, family troubles, George, his affairs and feelings.
Still annoyed by my cold, horrible weather, Johnson Hellen, political affairs, dinner and evening party.
Morning at home, politics. Cabinet appointments, walk, evening, family to St. André’s, myself at home, to bed early.