Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 1

Saturday. June. 12th. V:45.

Monday. June 14th. V:30.

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In this reference and a later one (see entry for 11 Aug., below), CFA bemoaned the fact that his father was not encouraging and enriching his education by guiding his reading. Only after CFA returned home to Washington to read law and, later, was a student at Webster’s law office in Boston, did JQA become his son’s mentor.