Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 1

March 1824. Monday. 1. VIII.

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2. VI. CFA 2. VI. CFA
2. VI.

Prayers, recitation, Enfield.1 Lectures, Mr. Willard,2 Mr. Farrar,3 Tacitus, evening, Lyceum Club, admission of members, Dwight.


JQA’s copy of William Enfield, Institutes of Natural Philosophy, Theoretical and Experimental, London, 1785, is in the Stone Library and has CFA’s signature on the flyleaf.


Sidney Willard, Harvard 1798, was Hancock professor of Hebrew and other oriental languages at Harvard from 1807 to 1831 ( Harvard Quinquennial Cat. ).


John Farrar, Harvard 1803, was Hollis professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at Harvard from 1807 to 1836 (same).