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Browsing documents from 1756

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January

January 1756 Adams, John to Bailey, Rev. Jacob I receiv'd your favour of Decr. 29. about 3 or 4 Days after it was wrote. The bearer left it ... 14 January 1756 Adams, John At Worcester. A very rainy Day. Kept school in the forenoon; but not in the afternoon, ... 15 January 1756 Adams, John A fair morning and pretty warm. Kept school. Drank Tea at Mr. Swan’s, with Mr. Thayer. ... 16 January 1756 Adams, John A fine morning. A large white frost upon the ground. Reading Hutcheson’s Introduction to ... 17 January 1756 Adams, John A clowdy, dull, Day. Some snow about noon, and rain towards night. σπίζημαι, τα καθαρματα ... 18 January 1756 Adams, John A fair morning. Heard Mr. Maccarty. ... 19 January 1756 Adams, John A rainy Day. ... 20 January 1756 Adams, John A fair, warm spring like Day. Drank Tea and supped at Mr. Greenes. ... 21 January 1756 Adams, John A very rainy day. Dined with Coll. Chandlers Jur. Spent the Eve at Mr. Maccarty’s. Kept ... 22 January 1756 Adams, John A fair morning. Fresh and lively Air. Drank Tea and supped at Mrs. Paine’s. ... 23 January 1756 Adams, John A fair and agreable Day. Kept School. Drank Tea, at Coll. Chandler’s Jur., and spent the ... 24 January 1756 Adams, John A very high west Wind. Warm and cloudy. P.M. warm and fair. ... 25 January 1756 Adams, John A cold Weather. Heard friend Thayer preach two ingenious discourses, from Jeremy 10th. 6. ... 26 January 1756 Adams, John A sharp piercing Air. Sat out for Uxbridge, arrived 2’o clock. ... 27 January 1756 Adams, John Att my Uncles. ... 28 January 1756 Adams, John Ditto. Thick weather, and some rain. ... 29 January 1756 Adams, John Still, cloudy Weather. Set out for Worcester, Drank Tea in Sutton, with my class mate, ... 30 January 1756 Adams, John Still, foggy, damp Weather. Kept School and dined at Mr. Greenes. ... 31 January 1756 Adams, John A warm, spring-like Day. Kept School. Lodged at Mr. Maccartys, at night. ...

February

1 February 1756 Adams, John Pretty cold. Staid at Home, A.M. P.M. heard Mr. Maccarty. Lodg’d with him at night. ... 2 February 1756 Adams, John Wrote to John Wentworth by Coll. Josiah Willard. Spent the Eve, sup’d and lodg’d at Major ... 3 February 1756 Adams, John Breakfasted at Gardiners. This morn the Weather clear’d away. As warm and brilliant as May. ... 4 February 1756 Adams, John A charming warm Day. Dined at Coll. Chandler’s with Mr. Pain, Abel Willard and Ebenr. Thayer.... 5 February 1756 Adams, John A fair morning but some symptoms of a Change of Weather. Kept School. Spent the evening with ... 6 February 1756 Adams, John A cloudy morning. About 10 the sun brake out. A warm Day. Dined at Mr. Paines. Kept school. ... 7 February 1756 Adams, John A Fair warm, day. Dined at the Judges. Drank Tea at Major Gardiners. ... 8 February 1756 Adams, John Heard Mr. Maccarty. Fine Weather. ... 9 February 1756 Adams, John Fine Weather. Settled roads. Drank Tea and spent the Evening at Coll. Chandlers, very gaily, ... 10 February 1756 Adams, John Fair Weather. Spent the Evening at Major Chandlers, with Major Greene and Mr. Maccarty. ... 11 February 1756 Adams, John Serene Weather, but somewhat cool. I am constantly forming, but never executing good ... 12 February 1756 Adams, John A cool, but pleasant morning. Heard Mr. Welman Wellman preach the Lecture, and drank Tea, ... 13 February 1756 Adams, John A pleasant morning. Saw my classmates Gardner, and Wheeler. Wheeler dined, spent the ... 14 February 1756 Adams, John Good Weather. This afternoon took a Vomit of Tartar Emet. and Turbith mineral, that worked 7 ... 15 February 1756 Adams, John Charming Weather. A.M. staid at home reading the Independent Whig. Very often Shepherds that ... 16 February 1756 Adams, John A most beautiful morning. We have the most moderate Winter that ever was known in this ... 17 February 1756 Adams, John A clowdy Day. Dined at Mr. Greenes. ... 18 February 1756 Adams, John A charming morning. My Classmate Gardner drank Tea with me. Spent an Hour in the beginning ... 19 February 1756 Adams, John No man is intirely free from weakness and imperfection in this life. Men of the most exalted ... 20 February 1756 Adams, John A dull Day. Symptoms of Snow. Writing Tillotson. ... 21 February 1756 Adams, John A Snowy day. Snow about ancle deep. I find by repeated experiment and observation, in my ... 22 February 1756 Adams, John Suppos a nation in some distant Region, should take the Bible for their only law Book, and ... 23 February 1756 Adams, John Fair weather. Crawford spent the Evening here. ... 24 February 1756 Adams, John A fine morning. We are told that Demosthenes transcribed the history of Thucidides 8 times, ... 25 February 1756 Adams, John Fair and cold Weather. An extream cold night. ... 26 February 1756 Adams, John Fair cold morning. An extream cold Day. ... 27 February 1756 Adams, John A fair, cold day. Drank Tea at Mrs. Paines. All day, in high health, and spirits. Writing ... 28 February 1756 Adams, John A raw cold day. Attended Mrs. Brown’s funeral. Let this, and every other Instance of human ... 29 February 1756 Adams, John Went to Leicester with Thayer. Heard him preach all Day. Dined at Mr. Whitneys. Returned ...

March

1 March 1756 Adams, John Wrote out Bolingbrokes reflections on Exile. ... 2 March 1756 Adams, John A snow fall last night, half leg deep. Began this afternoon, my 3rd. quarter. The great and ... 3 March 1756 Adams, John Fair Weather. Natural Phylosophy is the Art of deducing the generall laws and properties of ... 4 March 1756 Adams, John A fine morn. ... 5 March 1756 Adams, John Dined at home, Mr. Barnes dined here, drank Tea, and spent the evening at Coll. Chandlers. ... 6 March 1756 Adams, John Rose 1/2 after 4. A clowdy morn. Wrote Bolinbrokes letter on retirement and study. ... 7 March 1756 Adams, John Heard Mr. Maccarty all day. Spent the Evening and supped at Mr. Greenes, with Thayer. ... 8 March 1756 Adams, John Spent the Evening at Major Chandlers. Fair Weather. ... 9 March 1756 Adams, John A charming Day. Spent the evening up Chamber. ... 10 March 1756 Adams, John A misty morning. Sun brake out about noon. Spent Evening at Gardiners. ... 11 March 1756 Adams, John Dined at the Colonels. Drank Tea at Mr. Paines with a number of Ladies, and spent the ... 12 March 1756 Adams, John Clowdy. Laid a pair of Gloves with Mrs. Willard that she would not see me chew tobacco this ... 13 March 1756 Adams, John Some Snow last night, a clowdy, raw morning. ... 14 March 1756 Adams, John Heard Mr. Maccarty all Day upon Abrahams Faith, in offering up Isaac. Spent the Evening, ... 15 March 1756 Adams, John I sometimes, in my sprightly moments, consider my self, in my great Chair at School, as some ... 16 March 1756 Adams, John Sat out for Uxbridge, arrived about 12, dined. Rode to Aldridges after Mr. Webb, and brought ... 17 March 1756 Adams, John A fine morning. Proceeded on my Journey towards Braintree. Stop’ed at Josiah Adams’s. Baited ... 18 March 1756 Adams, John A cloudy morning. Spent the afternoon at my Uncles, and part of the Evening at the Doctor’s. ... 19 March 1756 Adams, John A rainy morning. Went down in the afternoon, to the Point. Spent the afternoon and Evening ... 20 March 1756 Adams, John After breakfast, rode to my Uncle Hunts, dined there, came Home, went to see my Aunt Owen, ... 21 March 1756 Adams, John Vernal Equinox. Heard Mr. Wibird preach two excellent Discourses from Eccles. 9.12. Spent ... 22 March 1756 Adams, John A fair but cool morn. Mounted for Boston, arrived about 11 o’clock, went to friend Wm. ... 23 March 1756 Adams, John A fine morn. Breakfasted with Slewman at Prentices, mounted for Braintree, arrived about 1, ... 24 March 1756 Adams, John Sat out for Worcester. Dined at Dedham and rode from thence in the rain to Mendon, supped ... 25 March 1756 Adams, John Rode to Uxbridge. Tarried at my Uncle Webbs and lodged with Mr. Nathan Webb. ... 26 March 1756 Adams, John A delightful morning. Rode to Grafton, dined at Josiah Rawsons. He exerted his rawsonian ... 27 March 1756 Adams, John The Stream of Life sometimes glides smoothly on, through flowry meadows and enamell’d planes.... 28 March 1756 Adams, John Heard Mr. Maccarty, spent the Evening at Coll. Chandlers, in Conversation concerning Lands ... 29 March 1756 Adams, John A little hail and rain fell to Day. We find our Selves capable of comprehending many Things, ... 30 March 1756 Adams, John A fair day. Drank Tea and spent the Evening at Mr. Putnams, with Mr. Maccarty, very Sociably.... 31 March 1756 Adams, John A cool morning. Drank Tea with the Ladies at the Judges. Spent the Evening at Gardiners with ...

April

1 April 1756 Adams, John A very rainy Day. A little Snow. ... 1 April 1756 Adams, John to Cushing, Charles I had the Pleasure, a few Days since, of receiving your favour of February 4th. I am obliged ... 2 April 1756 Adams, John Cool and very windy. Drank Tea, and Spent the Evening at Coll. Chandlers. ... 3 April 1756 Adams, John Dined, Spent the afternoon and drank Tea at Coll. Chandlers. ... 4 April 1756 Adams, John Heard Mr. Davis of Holden all Day. Spent the Evening at Mr. Putnams. ... 5 April 1756 Adams, John A warm pleasant Day. Drank Tea at Mrs. Paines, came home, lodged with Dr. Upham. ... 6 April 1756 Adams, John A fair Day. Drank Tea at Coll. Chandlers, and fixt a Letter for Cushing, Wentworth, Dalton, ... 7 April 1756 Adams, John A fair Morning. Mr. Thayer set out for Coll. Harvard College. ... 8 April 1756 Adams, John Heard Mr. Maccarty preach the Lecture, drank Tea with him, and spent the Evening at Mr. ... 9 April 1756 Adams, John Drank Tea at Coll. Chandlers, spent the Evening at home with My Friend Eliot, lodged with ... 10 April 1756 Adams, John A raw cold day. The man to whom Nature has given a great and Surprizing Genius, will perform ... 11 April 1756 Adams, John Heard Mr. Maccarty preach all Day. Spent the Evening at Mr. Paines, and supped upon fresh ... 12 April 1756 Adams, John Signs of Rain. Cleard off about 10. A most beautiful Day. Drank Tea with Coll. Chandler, and ... 13 April 1756 Adams, John A fine morning. A Charming warm Day. Every thing looks gay and lively. The Grass begins to ... 14 April 1756 Adams, John A pleasant morning. Wheeler drank Tea here. I went with him in the Evening, to Capt. Stearns.... 15 April 1756 Adams, John Wheeler and I breakfasted at Mr. Maccarty’s. Went to Mr. Dyers. Very warm. Drank Tea and ... 16 April 1756 Adams, John A Stormy Day. ... 17 April 1756 Adams, John A Stormy Day. ... 18 April 1756 Adams, John A Stormy Day. For these 3 days past there has been a severe N.E. Storm. Heard Mr. Maccarty. ... 19 April 1756 Adams, John The Storm continues. ... 20 April 1756 Adams, John A lovely Day after the Storm. Drank Tea at Major Chandlers. Walked with the Coll. to his ... 21 April 1756 Adams, John Charming Weather. The Fields begin to look verdant. The leaves begin to shew themselves on ... 22 April 1756 Adams, John Cloudy, black morning. Cleared away very pleasant about 9. Dined at Capt. Stearns’s, with ... 23 April 1756 Adams, John A pleasant Day. I can as easily still the fierce Tempests or Stop the rapid Thunderbolt, as ... 24 April 1756 Adams, John A cloudy morn. All my Time seems to roll away unnoticed. I long to study sometimes, but have ... 25 April 1756 Adams, John Astronomers tell us, with good Reason, that not only all the Planets and Satellites in our ... 26 April 1756 Adams, John The Reflection that I penned Yesterday, appears upon the review to be weak enough. For 1st. ... 27 April 1756 Adams, John We had a few soft, vernal Showers to Day. ... 28 April 1756 Adams, John A cool but pleasant morning. Dined at Mr. Paines. Drank Tea at Mr. Putnams. Walked with him ... 29 April 1756 Adams, John Fast day. Heard Mr. Maccarty. Spent the Evening at Mr. Putnams. Our proper Business in this ... 30 April 1756 Adams, John A hazy, dull Day. Reading Milton. That mans Soul, it seems to me, was distended as wide as ...

May

1 May 1756 Adams, John A rainy Day. If we consider a little of this our Globe we find an endless Variety of ... 2 May 1756 Adams, John Last night we had rain all night accompanied with a very high Wind, and the storm continues. ... 3 May 1756 Adams, John I was mistaken one Day in my reckoning. A pleasant Day. Spent the Evening and supped at Mr. ... 4 May 1756 Adams, John Let any man, suppose of the most improved understanding, look upon a watch, when the Parts ... 5 May 1756 Adams, John A very cold Day. Drank Tea at the Colonels. Spent the Evening at the Majors. ... 6 May 1756 Adams, John A cold day. Spent the Evening and supped at Mr. Putnams. ... 7 May 1756 Adams, John Spent the Evening and supped at Mr. Maccartys. A mans observing the Flux of the Tide to Day, ... 8 May 1756 Adams, John Went a Shooting with Mr. Putnam. Drank Tea with him and his Lady. ... 9 May 1756 Adams, John Since last Sunday I have wrote a few Papers of the Spectators, read the last Part of Butlers ... 10 May 1756 Adams, John A pleasant Day. ... 11 May 1756 Adams, John A pleasant day. The first Day of Court. Nature and Truth or rather Truth and right are ... 12 May 1756 Adams, John Rambled about all Day, gaping and gazing. ... 13 May 1756 Adams, John Spent the Evening with Mr. Swan at home. ... 14 May 1756 Adams, John Drank Tea at the Colonels.—Not one new Idea this Week. ... 15 May 1756 Adams, John A lovely Day. Soft vernal Showers. Exercise invigorates, and enlivens all the Faculties of ... 16 May 1756 Adams, John A pleasant morning. The Week past was Court week. I was interrupted by Company, and the ... 17 May 1756 Adams, John The Elephant and the Lion, when their Strength is directed and applyd by Man, can exert a ... 18 May 1756 Adams, John ... 19 May 1756 Adams, John ... 20 May 1756 Adams, John Spent the Evening at Gardiners. ... 21 May 1756 Adams, John After School, rode to Shrewsbury, went to Capt. Hows, to see Dr. Flynt, spent an Hour, and ... 22 May 1756 Adams, John Dined at Judge Chandlers. ... 23 May 1756 Adams, John Heard Mr. Maccarty. He is particularly fond of the following Expressions. Carnal, ungodly ... 24 May 1756 Adams, John A pleasant morning. Drank Tea at the Colonells.—Had the projectile Force in the Planets been ... 25 May 1756 Adams, John A cool, but pleasant Day. ... 26 May 1756 Adams, John Election Day. I have spent all this Day at Home reading a little and eating a little ... 27 May 1756 Adams, John Drank Tea at the Colonels with a Number of Ladies. Spent the Evening partly at Putnams and ... 28 May 1756 Adams, John Dined at the Majors. A pleasant Day.—If we examine critically the little Prospect that lies ... 29 May 1756 Adams, John Drank Tea at Mr. Putnams.—What is the proper Business of Mankind in this Life? We come into ... 30 May 1756 Adams, John Heard Mr. Maccarty. “You who are sinners, are in continual Danger of being swallowed up ... 31 May 1756 Adams, John When we see or feel any Body, we discern nothing but Bulk and Extention. We can change this ...

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