Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 2

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10. VIII.

Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, Hudibras, Executive Record, evening, ride, Billiards.

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11. VIII.

Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, Hudibras, Executive record, evening, ride, Independent and happy life, Billiards.

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12. VIII.

Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, finish a Volume of Executive record, evening, ride, Oyster Supper, Johnson Hellen.

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13. VIII:25.

Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, correcting Executive Record, evening, ride, billiards, Johnson to Rockville.

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14. VII:30.

Bath, Morning at home, indolent reading, correcting Executive Record, evening, walk, Johnson from Rockville.

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15. VIII.

Bath, Morning at home, indolent, conversation with Johnson, politics, evening, ride, my Aunt Frye’s, walk.

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16. VIII.

Morning at home, Bath, Bolingbroke, walk, bookstore, evening, walk, an Oyster Supper, Johnson Hellen.

[17 October.]<a xmlns="http://www.tei-c.org/ns/1.0" href="#DCA02d469n1" class="note" id="DCA02d469n1a">1</a> CFA [17 October.] CFA
17 October. 1

On Tuesday the 17th of October I drove to Baltimore and as if the very presence of the family was injurious to me, my old complaint returned. I was consequently very dull and neither the Theatre,2 horse race nor the company of many friends could revive me.

1.

From D/CFA/5.

2.

CFA saw Cherry and Fair Star and Simpson and Co., a comedy by John Poole at the Holliday Street Theater (D/CFA/1; Francis F. Beirne, The Amiable Baltimoreans, N.Y., 1951, p. 177).

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18. VIII.1

Baltimore, Morning, Mr. Reynolds,2 James Baker, Canton races, Dr. Thornton’s horse,3 evening, visit to Mr. and Mrs. Newman.

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From D/CFA/1.

2.

Possibly the Illinois politician, John Reynolds (1789–1865), who was friendly with Adams men and whose own supporters included a kinsman of LCA (Pease, Frontier State , p. 96–97).

3.

Dr. William Thornton (see entry for 28 Oct. 1825, above) was noted, among many other things, for his fine race horses (Columbia Hist. Soc., Records , 18[1915]:181).