Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 2

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Missed Prayers, review, morning quiet at home, Declamation, ride with Sheafe, evening at home.

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Missed Prayers, Bath, ride with Richardson, Neponset Hotel, Billiards, return early, evening at my room, Richardson and Sheafe, agreeable conversation.

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10. VIII.

Missed Prayers, Chapel, Dr. Kirkland, Mr. Furness,1 the latter interesting, ride to Boston with Richardson, walk, Exchange Coffee House, Supper, Mr. Foster, return late, warm.

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William Henry Furness, Harvard 1820, who was minister of the Unitarian church in Philadelphia ( DAB ).

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Missed Prayers, review, Mr. Hayward, ride to Boston with Richardson, dine at the Exchange Coffee House, weather warm, ice creams, return late.

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12. VIII.

Missed Prayers and review, weather very warm, remain at home all day, sick and in low spirits.

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Missed Prayers. Examination day, very disagreeable, passed pretty well, Dr. Ware’s child drowned,1 omitted Butler, evening ride with Sheafe.

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Edward Ware, aged about nine years, drowned “at the old bath” (John Ware, Memoir of the Life of Henry Ware, Jr., Boston, 1846, p. 169–170).

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14. VII.

Missed Prayers, morning at home, packing up, ride to Boston with Sheafe, Conversation with George, return early and at home in the evening.

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Missed Prayers, packing up at home, Declamation, ride with Richardson, evening, Meeting of K.S.T. Choice of officers. Take leave of them.

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