Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 2

26 January. 1826. I. VIII:30. CFA January. 1826. I. VIII:30. CFA
January. 1826. I. VIII:30.

Weather unpleasant. At home all day, family dull, dinner, Mr. G. Sullivan, Miss Maese.

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2. IX.

At home all day, Drawing room, large Company, Crowd, fatigue and head ach, evening at home.

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3. IX:30.

At home all day, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, Byron, evening quiet at home.

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4. VIII:45.

At home all day, Blackstone, Byron, evening, dinner at Mr. Clay’s, Corps Diplomatique, Mr. Hughes, Montoya.1

1.

Don Ignacio Montoya, secretary of the Mexican legation (Force, National Calendar, 1828, p. 287).

5. VIII:20. CFA 5. VIII:20. CFA
5. VIII:20.

At home all day, Blackstone, Byron, dinner party at home, Mr. Williams of N.C., Mr. Hughes, Conversation, “luxury,” Mr. Vance of Ohio,1 Sarcasm.

1.

Joseph Vance (1786–1852), an Ohio Congressman who served from 1821 to 1835 and was afterwards elected governor of his state ( Biog. Dir. Cong. ).

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6. IX.

At home all day, Blackstone, Byron, low spirits, evening at home, conversation with the family.

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7. IX.

At home all day, Beaumont and Fletcher, finish Byron’s Works, reflections, evening with the family.

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8. IX.

At home all day, weather unpleasant, Beaumont and Fletcher, evening passed at home.

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