Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 2

97 Tuesday. 2d. CFA Tuesday. 2d. CFA
Tuesday. 2d.

A lady dinner. The only one for the season. Principally young people. Miss Brooks, Miss Selden, Miss Tayloe,1 Miss Roberdeaus,2 Miss Pleasonton, and Mrs. Everett. It was a pretty pleasant affair considering all things. The family of course.3

1.

Presumably the daughter of John Tayloe, of Virginia and Washington.

2.

Mary and Selina Roberdeau, daughters of Col. Isaac Roberdeau.

3.

Daniel Pope Cook, the Illinois lame-duck Congressman, also attended the party (D/CFA/1).

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3. IX1

Morning at home, Voltaire, Spenser, walk, evening with the family, Cards.

1.

From D/CFA/1.

4. IX:30. CFA 4. IX:30. CFA
4. IX:30.

Morning at home, Voltaire, Spenser, walk, visits, evening with the family, Cards.

Friday 5th.<a xmlns="http://www.tei-c.org/ns/1.0" href="#DCA02d549n1" class="note" id="DCA02d549n1a">1</a> CFA Friday 5th. CFA
Friday 5th.1

A dinner at home as usual on this day and a party at Mrs. Wirt’s. Nothing extraordinary happened.

1.

From D/CFA/5. CFA was “displeased” with the party, which Abigail B. Brooks also attended (D/CFA/1).

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6. IX:40.1

Morning at home, idle and low spirits, day wasted, walk, evening with the family, Cards.

1.

From D/CFA/1.

7. VIII. CFA 7. VIII. CFA
7. VIII.

Morning at home, Voltaire, Spenser, letter to George,1 ride with John, evening with the family.

1.

Missing.

Monday 8th.<a xmlns="http://www.tei-c.org/ns/1.0" href="#DCA02d552n1" class="note" id="DCA02d552n1a">1</a> CFA Monday 8th. CFA
Monday 8th.1

The weather terrible. Anniversary of Jackson’s victory. Certain politicians had a dinner upon the occasion.

1.

From D/CFA/5.

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