Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 2

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22. IX.

Quincy. Ride to Boston and Cambridge, settlement of affairs, Dr. Kirkland, leave of absence, dine with George, letter from John,1 my Dante,2 return to Quincy.

1.

Missing.

2.

This allusion is obscure. See entry for 29 June 1824, above.

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23. IX.

Quincy. Ride to Cambridge, final arrangement, leave it permanently, reflection, to Boston, dine with George, with him to Quincy.

24. VIII:50. CFA 24. VIII:50. CFA
24. VIII:50.

Quincy. At home all day, finish the memoirs of the Dutchess of Orleans, pack up, Shaw, conversation.

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25. IX.

Morning, leave Quincy, to Boston with Mrs. Clarke, my Grandfather, kindness, day with George, evening, Briggs, Conversation.

26. VI:30. CFA 26. VI:30. CFA
26. VI:30.

Leave Boston, Stage to Providence, quick riding, Steamboat to New York, Mr. Parker, Cards, quiet passage.

27. VII:20. CFA 27. VII:20. CFA
27. VII:20.

On the passage, want of interest, afternoon, reach New York, Hotels full, occupy a parlor, Franklin House,1 dull, walk.

1.

J. P. Treadwell’s Franklin House, at 197 Broadway (Wilson’s Business Directory of New-York City, N.Y., 1849).

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28. V:30.

Leave New York, Steamboat to New Brunswick, Stage to Trenton, warm and dusty, Steamboat to Philadelphia, Judd’s, lonely evening.

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29. IV.

Leave Philadelphia, Steamboat to New Castle, Stage to Frenchtown, party from the Springs, Steamboat to Baltimore, Hotel full, Lieut. Pearson.1

1.

Lt. George F. Pearson of the Navy, who was promoted to commander in 1841 and captain in 1855 (Callahan, Navy List ).

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