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Browsing documents from 1826

January

1 January 1826 CFA Weather unpleasant. At home all day, family dull, dinner, Mr. G. Sullivan, Miss Maese. ... 2 January 1826 CFA At home all day, Drawing room, large Company, Crowd, fatigue and head ach, evening at home. ... 3 January 1826 CFA At home all day, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, Byron, evening quiet at home. ... 4 January 1826 CFA At home all day, Blackstone, Byron, evening, dinner at Mr. Clay’s, Corps Diplomatique, Mr. ... 5 January 1826 CFA At home all day, Blackstone, Byron, dinner party at home, Mr. Williams of N.C., Mr. Hughes, ... 6 January 1826 CFA At home all day, Blackstone, Byron, low spirits, evening at home, conversation with the ... 7 January 1826 CFA At home all day, Beaumont and Fletcher, finish Byron’s Works, reflections, evening with the ... 8 January 1826 CFA At home all day, weather unpleasant, Beaumont and Fletcher, evening passed at home. ... 9 January 1826 CFA At home all day, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, Diary, evening with the family. ... 10 January 1826 CFA Morning at home, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, walk, very unwell, dinner, Mr. Colman, ... 11 January 1826 CFA At home all day, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, unwell, low spirits, Drawing room, did ... 12 January 1826 CFA At home all day, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, spirits improved, evening with the ... 13 January 1826 CFA At home all day, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, dinner party at home, General Cocke, Mr. ... 14 January 1826 CFA Morning at home, Beaumont and Fletcher, De Lolme, dinner party at Mr. Rush’s, long delay, Mr.... 15 January 1826 CFA At home all day, Beaumont and Fletcher, finish De Lolme, letters to George, and my ... 16 January 1826 CFA Morning at home, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, letter to Richardson, evening, walk. ... 17 January 1826 CFA Morning at home, Blackstone, walk, Mr. Force, political opinions, Mr. Jefferson, Beaumont ... 18 January 1826 CFA Morning at home, weather cold, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, evening with the family, ... 19 January 1826 CFA Morning at home, unwell, violent cold, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, evening, walk. ... 20 January 1826 CFA Morning at home, Uncomfortable from a cold, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, confined to ... 21 January 1826 CFA Morning at home. Influenza, unable to do anything, impatience, evening, a little better. ... 22 January 1826 CFA At home all day, family sick, Influenza, the Subaltern, myself better, evening at home. ... 23 January 1826 CFA At home all day, Blackstone, indolent, evening with the family, Executive records. ... 24 January 1826 CFA Morning at home, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, dinner, Mr. Elmsley, Nephew to Mr. ... 25 January 1826 CFA Morning at home, sudden death of the Coachman, Convention Journal, Beaumont and Fletcher, ... 26 January 1826 CFA Morning at home, Journal of the Convention, Debates on the Judiciary, Beaumont and Fletcher, ... 27 January 1826 CFA Morning at home, Journal of the Convention, Debates on the Judiciary, dinner party at home, ... 28 January 1826 CFA Morning at home, weather bad, finish Journal of Convention, Beaumont and Fletcher, evening, ... 29 January 1826 CFA Morning at home, letters to my Grandfather, and Richardson, evening at home, Executive ... 30 January 1826 CFA At home all day, Snow storm, Federalist, Beaumont and Fletcher, dinner, Mr. E. J. Coale, ... 31 January 1826 CFA At home all day, the Federalist, Beaumont and Fletcher, dinner, Mr. J. Johnson, evening with ...

February

1 February 1826 CFA At home all day, Federalist, Beaumont and Fletcher, letter from Thos. J. Hellen, evening, ... 2 February 1826 CFA At home all day, Federalist, Beaumont and Fletcher, letters, evening at home with the family.... 3 February 1826 CFA Morning at home, Federalist, House of Representatives, Debate, Call upon the President, Mr. ... 4 February 1826 CFA Morning, walk, visits, Baron Stackelberg, Mr. Vaughan, W. B. Lee, fine weather, letter to ... 5 February 1826 CFA At home all day, writing letters, to Thos. J. Hellen, and Richardson, evening, family, visit ... 6 February 1826 CFA Morning, walk, Supreme Court Opening, House of Representatives, Beaumont and Fletcher, ... 7 February 1826 CFA At home all day, weather unpleasant, Federalist, Beaumont and Fletcher, evening, family to ... 8 February 1826 CFA At home all day, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, visit from W. B. Lee, evening, Drawing ... 9 February 1826 CFA Morning, walk, Supreme Court, Case of Ten Sisters, argued by Mr. Wirt and Mr. Webster, House ... 10 February 1826 CFA Morning at home, Blackstone, dinner party at home, Miss Cora Livingston, Mr. Francis Johnson ... 11 February 1826 CFA Morning at home, Blackstone, Federalist, Beaumont and Fletcher, my Mother, low spirits, ... 12 February 1826 CFA Morning, Church, St. John’s, Bishop Chase, my Mother’s birth day, Mr. G. Sullivan, dinner ... 13 February 1826 CFA Morning, Blackstone, visit from G. Wheatland, death of F. Wilder, walk, evening, Ball at ... 14 February 1826 CFA Morning, walk, Supreme Court, Mr. Talbot, dull, visit to J. Quincy, letter from George, ... 15 February 1826 CFA Morning, walk to Capitol, House of Representatives, Mr. McDuffie, The Constitution, Beaumont ... 16 February 1826 CFA Morning at home, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, evening, Ball at Mrs. Johnson’s, Quincy, ... 17 February 1826 CFA Morning, walk to Capitol, House of representatives, Mr. Storrs of N.Y., good speech, dinner ... 18 February 1826 CFA Morning walk with Wheatland, visits, Dr. Watkins, Capitol, Supreme Court, Mr. G. Blake, ... 19 February 1826 CFA At home all day, letter to Richardson, small dinner party, Quincy, C. King, Wheatland, ... 20 February 1826 CFA At home all day, Blackstone, the Rebels, a Novel, evening with the family, Executive ... 21 February 1826 CFA Morning at home, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, evening, visits, Mr. and Mrs. Webster, ... 22 February 1826 CFA Morning at home, Blackstone, Anniversary Salute, evening, Ball, Washington’s birth night, ... 23 February 1826 CFA Morning at home, Nerves irritable, and languid, Blackstone, evening walk, many incidents. ... 24 February 1826 CFA Morning fine, nerves disordered, unable to study. Walk to the Capitol, Weed, dinner party at ... 25 February 1826 CFA Morning at home, Blackstone, Letter to Richardson, dinner party at Mr. Vaughan’s, the Bar, ... 26 February 1826 CFA At home all day, letter to my Grandfather, Johnson Hellen here, dinner, Mr. C. King, ... 27 February 1826 CFA Morning, walk to Capitol, notes of invitation, letter to George, evening with the family, ... 28 February 1826 CFA Morning at home, weather unpleasant, Funeral of Mr. Gaillard of S.C., evening with the ...

March

1 March 1826 CFA At home all day, weather bad, Blackstone, evening with the family, dull and gloomy. ... 2 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Blackstone, my mother sick, evening, Ball at Mr. Vaughan’s, profusion of ... 3 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Blackstone, walk with Johnson Hellen, dinner party at home, Lawyers, Mr. F. ... 4 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Blackstone, Newspapers, idleness, dinner, Charles King, amusing, evening at ... 5 March 1826 CFA At home all day, letters, to Richardson and George, dinner, Mr. Connel of Philadelphia, ... 6 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Blackstone, weather fine, ride with John, evening, walk, W. B. Lee, ... 7 March 1826 CFA Weather rainy, to the Capitol, Miss Maese, Mr. Cambreleng, Mr. Storrs, hot debate, evening ... 8 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, finish Blackstone, Executive Record, evening, a Drawing room, W. B. Lee. ... 9 March 1826 CFA Morning fine, House of Representatives, Mr. Everett’s Speech, Amendment to the Constitution, ... 10 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Burlamaqui, walk to the Capitol, Vanderlyn’s Paintings, Ariadne, Marius, ... 11 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Newspapers and Documents, walk, letter to Richardson, dinner, J. Blunt, ... 12 March 1826 CFA At home all day, little to say, letter to my grandfather, no occupation, evening, family, ... 13 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Burlamaqui, weather rainy and cold, my Mother unwell, evening, walk. ... 14 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Burlamaqui, walk, lounge at P. Thompson’s book store, evening, walk to ... 15 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Johnson Hellen, walk, Pishey Thompsons, “Mornings at Bow Street,” evening ... 16 March 1826 CFA Morning, Horseback with John, pleasant ride, Burlamaqui, dinner, Mr. Webster, F. Johnson of ... 17 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, finish Burlamaqui, fatigue from riding, dinner party at home, disagreeable, ... 18 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, weather bad, letter to Richardson, dinner party at Mr. Rush’s, not well ... 19 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, weather bad, letter to George, dinner, Charles Bonaparte and Mr. N. Biddle, ... 20 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, desultory reading, weather still unpleasant, dinner, my Uncle T. B. ... 21 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Sergeant on Constitutional Law, evening, walk, family, visit from Mr. N. ... 22 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Constitutional Law, Madame de Genlis, Memoirs, Spanish, letter from George, ... 23 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Sergeant Constitutional Law, Wheaton’s Reports, Madame de Genlis, evening, ... 24 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Sergeant, sudden storm, Madame de Genlis, Dinner party, Mr. Hopkinson, ... 25 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, assorting Newspapers, letters to George and to Richardson, evening, a walk. ... 26 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, letter to my Grandfather, visit to Richardson’s father, ride with John, ... 27 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Baron Tuyll’s furniture, Miss Maese, Sergeant, Spanish, evening at home, Mr.... 28 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Sergeant, Spanish, Natural Philosophy, evening, walk to Georgetown and with ... 29 March 1826 CFA Morning at home, Sergeant, Spanish, evening, walk with Johnson, and the rest with the ... 30 March 1826 CFA Morning, walk to the Capitol, House of Representatives, Mr. Bartlett, Mr. Cook, evening with ... 31 March 1826 CFA Horseback with John, not so pleasant, Sergeant, Spanish, dinner party at home, N. Silsbee Jr....

April

1 April 1826 CFA Morning at home, assorting Newspapers, attended auction, Baron Tuyll’s books, purchases, Mr. ... 2 April 1826 CFA Morning, Bath, writing letters to George and Richardson, Madame de Genlis, Memoirs, evening ... 3 April 1826 CFA Morning at home, Sergeant’s Constitutional Law, Spanish, Madame de Genlis, evening, walk. ... 4 April 1826 CFA Morning, Capitol with J. Hellen, House of Representatives, Mr. McLane of Delaware, Mr. ... 5 April 1826 CFA Morning at home, Constitutional Law, unwell, evening, a Drawing room, low spirits. ... 6 April 1826 CFA Morning at home, unwell, Dr. Huntt, Law, Spanish, Madame de Genlis, evening at home, Miss ... 7 April 1826 CFA At home all day, indolence, La Cretelle, Histoire de France, Siecle Dixhuitieme, dinner ... 8 April 1826 CFA At home all day, assorting Newspapers, letters to Richardson and George, La Cretelle, ... 9 April 1826 CFA At home all day, letter to my Grandfather, La Cretelle, evening, visit from W. Lee, duel, Mr.... 10 April 1826 CFA At home all day, Martens Law of Nations, La Cretelle, political excitement, evening visit ... 11 April 1826 CFA At home all day, Martens, La Cretelle, politics, evening at home, extreme quiet, other duels ... 12 April 1826 CFA At home all day, Martens, La Cretelle, Spanish, small dinner party, Gales family, Seaton, Mr.... 13 April 1826 CFA At home all day, Martens, La Cretelle, Spanish, evening, long ride with my Mother, family. ... 14 April 1826 CFA Morning at home, weather rainy, Martens. Walk to Capitol, House of Representatives, Mr. ... 15 April 1826 CFA At home all day, assorting Newspapers, idle, La Cretelle, evening visits from Mr. Dorsey and ... 16 April 1826 CFA Morning at home, letters to George and to Richardson, idle, ride with John, evening with the ... 17 April 1826 CFA Morning at home, warm, finish Martens, La Cretelle, reflection, evening with the family. ... 18 April 1826 CFA Morning at home, Johnson Hellen, Conversation, walk to Capitol, House of Representatives, ... 19 April 1826 CFA Morning at home, unwell, Dr. Huntt, Medicine, Comyn on Contracts, evening, a Drawing Room. ... 20 April 1826 CFA At home all day, Comyns, La Cretelle, Spanish, politics, John Randolph, evening with the ... 21 April 1826 CFA At home all day, Comyn, La Cretelle, dinner party at home, Vernon and Robbins of Rhode ... 22 April 1826 CFA At home all day, assorting Newspapers, day wasted in trifles, Johnson Hellen, politics, ... 23 April 1826 CFA At home all day, letters to my Grandfather and Richardson, evening with the family. ... 24 April 1826 CFA At home all day, Comyn on Contracts, Voltaire, Spanish, Conversation with Johnson, his ... 25 April 1826 CFA At home all day, Comyns, Voltaire, Spanish, little or no incident, evening with the family. ... 26 April 1826 CFA At home all day, regular habits, Comyn, Voltaire, Spanish, evening, quiet with the family. ... 27 April 1826 CFA At home all day, Comyns, Voltaire, Executive Record, my Mother, translation of la Martine’s ... 28 April 1826 CFA At home all day, Comyns, Voltaire, Spanish, dinner party at home, Mr. Sill, Mr. Powell and ... 29 April 1826 CFA At home all day, assorting Newspapers, Voltaire, his plays, Socrates, evening, family to Mr. ... 30 April 1826 CFA At home all day, desultory reading, letter to George, evening, conversation, with the family....

May

1 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Comyn on Contracts, Voltaire, evening walk to Georgetown, peculiarity of ... 2 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Comyn, fishing expedition with John, dinner, Benjamin Russel, my Mother at ... 3 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, weather warm, quite idle, letter to Richardson, evening, a Drawing room, Mr.... 4 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Comyn, very quiet, evening, ride with my Mother, visits, Mr. Cook of ... 5 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive Record, Comyns, present from my father, a Seal, dinner party at ... 6 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive Record, assorting Newspapers, letter to Burton, translation of ... 7 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive Records, letters to Richardson and my Grandfather, evening at ... 8 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive Records, Comyn, Voltaire, Spanish, evening, walk, return, rain, ... 9 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive Record, letter to George, strong anger, Comyns, Spanish, evening ... 10 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive Record, Comyns, Voltaire, Spanish, evening, walk, with Johnson ... 11 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive Record, Comyns, Voltaire, Spanish, evening at home, alone, family ... 12 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive Record, Comyns, Voltaire, arrival of J. P. Hopkinson, evening, ... 13 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive record, assorting Newspapers, evening ride with my Mother, visit ... 14 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive Record, letters to George and Richardson, review my mother’s ... 15 May 1826 CFA Morning, fishing, good success, weather warm, Bacon’s abridgment, evening, dull at home. ... 16 May 1826 CFA Executive Record, Morning at home, Bacon’s abridgment, weather warm, evening, ride with my ... 17 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive record, Bacon’s abridgment, small dinner party at home, Mrs. ... 18 May 1826 CFA Morning, Executive Record, eyes weak, unable to study, fishing with John, return much ... 19 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, unable to study, languid and indolent, evening with the family, dull. ... 20 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, assorting Newspapers, letter to Richardson, Kelly’s Memoirs, evening, a ... 21 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, letter to my Grandfather, La Cretelle, evening with the family. ... 22 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Adjournment of Congress, glad, Stearns on Real Actions, evening, a walk. ... 23 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Stearns, La Cretelle, Spanish, J. P. Hopkinson, evening ride, family. ... 24 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Stearns, La Cretelle, Spanish, evening, thunder storm, Hopkinson, the ... 25 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, weather warm, Hopkinson leaves us, with John, Stearns, Spanish, evening, a ... 26 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, finish Stearns on Real Actions, Spanish, evening with the family. ... 27 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, assorting Newspapers, La Cretelle, dinner, Mr. Gallatin, Col. Mercer, ... 28 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, letters to George and Richardson, warm weather, evening ride, walk to ... 29 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Bacon’s abridgment, Spanish, evening, ride, at home with the family. ... 30 May 1826 CFA Morning, excursion fishing during the day, heat of the sun, return to dine, evening, ride ... 31 May 1826 CFA Morning at home, Bacon’s abridgment, Executive Record, Woodstock, evening ride, then walk to ...

June

1 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, great heat, Bacon’s abridgment, Woodstock, family, evening, a walk. ... 2 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, Bacon’s abridgment, Pleading, finish Woodstock, ride with the ladies, ... 3 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, warm weather, Bacon, assorting Newspapers, letters, evening, walk, storm. ... 4 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, heat, letter to my Grandfather, Matilda, a Novel, evening ride with the ... 5 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, heat, Buller’s Nisi Prius, Spanish, Thunder Storm, flash of lightning at ... 6 June 1826 CFA Morning cool, Buller, fishing with John in a punt, good sport, late return, evening at home. ... 7 June 1826 CFA Morning, Executive Record, Buller, Madame de Stael, French revolution, Spanish, evening, ... 8 June 1826 CFA Morning, Executive Record, Buller, Madame de Stael, Spanish, evening at home, family. ... 9 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive record, finish Buller, Madame de Stael, evening walk. ... 10 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, assorting Newspapers, Madame de Stael, indolence, evening, family, Mary C. ... 11 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, warm day again, letter to Burton, dinner party at Mr. Brent’s, ride with ... 12 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive Record, Phillips on Evidence, Madame de Stael, evening, walk. ... 13 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive Record, Phillips, Madame de Stael, Spanish, evening, at my ... 14 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive record, Phillips, Mary unwell, Madame de Stael, Spanish, evening, ... 15 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive Record, Phillips, Madame de Stael, evening, with the family, very ... 16 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive record, Phillips on Evidence, Las Cases, Napoleon, Spanish, ... 17 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive Record, assorting Newspapers, fishing in a punt, John, strong ... 18 June 1826 CFA About this time all thoughts of the journey to New York which I had projected being given up ... 19 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive record. Phillips on Evidence, Las Cases, Spanish, evening with ... 20 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive Record, Phillips on Evidence, Spanish, low spirits, evening, ... 21 June 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive record, Phillips on Evidence, Las Cases, Spanish, family sick, ... 22 June 1826 CFA Having prosecuted my studies with attention for three days, as I was about to go to the ... 23 June 1826 CFA On the morning of the 23d I took the Stage and nothing occurred worth noting until we ... 24 June 1826 CFA We remained but two hours at Philadelphia during which time the weather cleared away and we ... 25 June 1826 CFA On the morning of Sunday, we took the Steam Boat to New York. The weather had again changed ... 26 June 1826 CFA The next morning found us very melancholy as we had clearly distinguished the pattering of ... 27 June 1826 CFA The morning of Tuesday welcomed us with two joyful occurrences, the appearance of Tudor and ... 28 June 1826 CFA On Wednesday morning I called at Mrs. De Wint’s on my way to commence upon a course of salt ... 29 June 1826 CFA It was late before we saw each other on Thursday Morning, and from the appearance of one or ... 30 June 1826 CFA Friday was consequently passed in comparative quiet, although I was still obliged to go ...

July

1 July 1826 CFA I found an invitation to dine with the corporation of the City on the 4th. this morning and ... 2 July 1826 CFA On Sunday, we determined to go to Staten Island and spend the day as it was dull in the City.... 3 July 1826 CFA Monday Morning was spent in the usual search after pleasure and gratification of the senses. ... 4 July 1826 CFA The water, and the constant round of dissipation in which we lived had had the effect of ... 5 July 1826 CFA Boardman left us on Wednesday morning. He had been waiting for the Havre Packet which was to ... 6 July 1826 CFA At five o’clock on Thursday Morning I took leave of them. Richardson was violently affected, ... 7 July 1826 CFA On Friday we travelled to Baltimore together and made the shortest passage ever known by our ... 8 July 1826 CFA I took the earliest Washington Stage and got in feeling somewhat rusty, at about three ... 9 July 1826 CFA On Sunday, the 9th of July, my father and John left us for Boston. Not six hours after their ... 10 July 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, resume my studies, Hume, Maltebrun, quiet with the family, ... 11 July 1826 CFA My father’s birth day. Neither the news of the day before yesterday nor his absence did ... 12 July 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Executive record, Hume’s England, indolence and sleep, evening at ... 13 July 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Executive record, Hume, Maltebrun, letter from my father, evening at ... 14 July 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Executive record, Hume, Maltebrun, evening with the family, quiet ... 15 July 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Executive record, assorting Newspapers, letter from Richardson, ... 16 July 1826 CFA Attended the funeral ceremonies at the Capitol. Dr. Stoughton delivered the Sermon. It was ... 17 July 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Executive Record, Hume’s England, Maltebrun, letter to John, evening ... 18 July 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Executive Record, Hume’s England, letters from Boston, evening at my ... 19 July 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Executive Record, Madame de Stael, Delphine, evening, Conversation, ... 20 July 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Executive record, Delphine, contemplated Journey, evening, walk. ... 21 July 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Executive record, Delphine, family at Mr. Frye’s, a short walk. ... 22 July 1826 CFA Surprised by the sudden appearance of Thomas Hellen. He was just from Boston, and came to ... 23 July 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, close Executive Record for the present, family, conversation with ... 24 July 1826 CFA Bath, Morning ride, family, prospects, change of intentions, evening, conversation, heat, ... 25 July 1826 CFA The preceding short space of time spent so delightfully in quiet at home, was broken to day ... 26 July 1826 CFA Rode to Baltimore. Arrived before dinner, and spent a dull and disagreeable afternoon in ... 27 July 1826 CFA Went to Philadelphia in the Steamboats, taking the land passage in our own carriage. The ... 28 July 1826 CFA In Philadelphia until 12 o’clock. Dr. Huntt and Capt. Read of the Navy, visitors. Went down ... 29 July 1826 CFA Steamboat into New York. I made an acquaintance in a Methodist parson from Missouri. A very ... 30 July 1826 CFA Conversation with Satterlee Clark who is attacking Mr. Pleasonton in the papers. A very ... 31 July 1826 CFA My spirits which had been dreadfully depressed during my journey with my Mother grew lighter ...

August

1 August 1826 CFA I went this morning to see David’s Painting of the Coronation of Napoleon. The subject is ... 2 August 1826 CFA Madame finally decided to go up the North River. We left New York in the morning, were all ... 7 August 1826 CFA I believe every individual of the party was glad when on the afternoon of the seventh we ... 8 August 1826 CFA We were glad when Albany presented itself to our view on Tuesday Morning. ... 9 August 1826 CFA On Wednesday we rode to Ballstown, through a very miserable country. But the place is ... 10 August 1826 CFA Ballstown, Morning, ride to Saratoga, Mrs. Otis, amusing conversation, Company, return to ... 11 August 1826 CFA Ballstown, Morning, billiards with Otis, afternoon, a ride, Mrs. Otis’s barouche, evening, a ... 12 August 1826 CFA Ballstown, Morning, ride to Saratoga, heat and dust, my Mother, return, evening, billiards ... 13 August 1826 CFA On Sunday the 13th we left it Ballstown on our return to Albany and stopped at Troy for the ... 14 August 1826 — 23 August 1826 CFA We went to Lebanon and passed ten horrible days there. My birth day among them which we ... 15 August 1826 CFA Lebanon. Morning, billiards and bath, afternoon, ride to Shaker village, singular ... 16 August 1826 CFA Lebanon. Morning at home, Granby, spirits very low, letter to John, ride, shower, stupid ... 17 August 1826 CFA Lebanon. Morning at home, billiards, ride, my Mother unwell, evening quiet and stupid. ... 18 August 1826 CFA Lebanon. My birth day, nineteen, ride to Prospect Hill, Mr. Hill, return, dine, Champagne, ... 19 August 1826 CFA Lebanon. Morning at home, unwell, arrival of Company, bath, evening, Otis. ... 20 August 1826 CFA Lebanon. Morning, Church, Shaker village, singular ceremony, return, large company, Mr. van ... 21 August 1826 CFA Lebanon. Morning at home, Billiards, Otis, the Miss Thurstons, evening, a ball, very stupid. ... 22 August 1826 CFA Lebanon. Morning, at home, ride to Hancock, Shaker village, William Gracie, afternoon, ride ... 23 August 1826 — 27 August 1826 CFA We went to Hudson the first day, and there spent the night. The next day we rode to ... 28 August 1826 CFA Philadelphia. Morning at home, Novels, Varieties of Life, Peaches, arrival of Weed, evening ... 29 August 1826 CFA Philadelphia. Morning at home, improving, Sketches of Character, evening, Weed, conversation.... 30 August 1826 CFA Philadelphia. Morning at home, Sketches of Character, afternoon, ride with Hopkinson, ... 31 August 1826 CFA Philadelphia. Morning at home, Vivian Grey, afternoon, ride with Hopkinson, Schuylkill Water ...

September

1 September 1826 — 16 October 1826 CFA On Friday September 1st. I started again in the Steam Boat and arrived at home on Saturday ... 1 September 1826 CFA Morning, Leave Philadelphia, Steamboat to New Castle, Mr. Johnston of Louisiana, Carriage to ... 2 September 1826 CFA Morning, Leave Baltimore, Carriage alone to Washington, Arrive, Johnson Hellen, ... 3 September 1826 CFA Morning at home, Conversation with Johnson Hellen, my troubles, evening, a ride, Mary C. ... 4 September 1826 CFA Morning at home, Accounts, arrangements, ride to Mr. Frye’s, family, evening, Theatre, ... 5 September 1826 CFA Morning at home, return to study, Hume’s England, Maltebrun’s Geography, evening, Billiards ... 6 September 1826 CFA Morning at home, Hume, Maltebrun, letters, billiards, evening, ride with Johnson Hellen, ... 7 September 1826 CFA Morning at home, Hume, Maltebrun, Geography, Letters from Quincy, evening, billiards, ride ... 8 September 1826 CFA Morning at home, Hume’s England, Maltebrun, Geography, Conversation with Johnson, evening, ... 9 September 1826 CFA Morning at home, Hume, letters from Boston, evening, ride, Billiards with Johnson, Theatre. ... 10 September 1826 CFA Morning at home, letters to Quincy, Conversation with Johnson, family affairs, evening, ... 11 September 1826 CFA Morning at home, Hume, Maltebrun’s Geography, evening, ride, Billiards, Theatre, “the School ... 12 September 1826 CFA Morning at home, Hume, Maltebrun, Geography, evening, ride with Johnson Hellen, Billiards. ... 13 September 1826 CFA Morning at home, unwell, Hume, head ach, evening, ride with Johnson, billiards, walk. ... 14 September 1826 CFA Morning at home, letters to Boston, head ach, evening, ride, Billiards, Theatre, Wandering ... 15 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Hume, Maltebrun, Politics, Johnson, evening, ride, Theatre, Falls of ... 16 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Hume’s England, assorting Newspapers, letter to Richardson, evening, ... 17 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Hume’s England, letters to Quincy, evening, ride, and quiet at home. ... 18 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Hume’s England, Maltebrun Geography, Executive Record, evening, ride, ... 19 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Hume’s England, Geography, Executive Record, ride, evening, ... 20 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Hume’s England, Geography, Executive Record, evening, ride, Mrs. ... 21 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Hume’s England, Geography, Executive Record, evening, ride, ... 22 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Hume’s England, Geography, Executive Record, evening, ride, ... 23 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, weather rainy, fishing, bad luck, Mr. Custis of Arlington, evening, ... 24 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, finish Hume’s England, weather bad, letter to my father, evening at ... 25 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Smollet’s Continuation of Hume, Geography, Executive Record, ... 26 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Smollet, Maltebrun, Executive Record, weather bad, evening at home, ... 27 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning, fishing excursion, excellent sport, return, evening, Theatre, “Every one has ... 28 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning, fishing, sport not so good, Mr. Custis, evening, Theatre, “Secrets worth ... 29 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning, fishing, sport pretty good, return to dinner, evening at home, sleepy and ... 30 September 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Smollet, Executive Record, evening, ride, billiards, Theatre, ...

October

1 September 1826 — 16 October 1826 CFA On Friday September 1st. I started again in the Steam Boat and arrived at home on Saturday ... 1 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, Spirit of party, dinner at Mr. Frye’s, Mary C. Hellen, ... 2 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Smollet, Continuation of Hume, dull, evening, ride, and Billiards ... 3 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Smollet, Bolingbroke, visit from P. B. Anderson, recollections, ... 4 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Smollet, Bolingbroke, Executive Record, Billiards, ride, evening, ... 5 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Smollett, Bolingbroke, headache, evening, ride and Billiards with ... 6 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Smollett too dull, discontinue it, Bolingbroke, Patriot King, ... 7 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning, fishing, out all day, return to dine, evening, ride, Billiards, out. ... 8 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, conversation, evening, ride, visits, Mrs. Frye’s and my ... 9 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, Butler’s Hudibras, evening, ride, Billiards, walk. ... 10 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, Hudibras, Executive Record, evening, ride, Billiards. ... 11 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, Hudibras, Executive record, evening, ride, Independent ... 12 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, finish a Volume of Executive record, evening, ride, ... 13 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, correcting Executive Record, evening, ride, billiards, ... 14 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, indolent reading, correcting Executive Record, evening, walk, Johnson ... 15 October 1826 CFA Bath, Morning at home, indolent, conversation with Johnson, politics, evening, ride, my Aunt ... 16 October 1826 CFA Morning at home, Bath, Bolingbroke, walk, bookstore, evening, walk, an Oyster Supper, ... 17 October 1826 CFA On Tuesday the 17th of October I drove to Baltimore and as if the very presence of the ... 18 October 1826 CFA Baltimore, Morning, Mr. Reynolds, James Baker, Canton races, Dr. Thornton’s horse, evening, ... 19 October 1826 CFA I was consequently glad when at three o’clock in the morning of the 19th I was directed to ... 20 October 1826 CFA Morning at home, weather bad, unwell and in low spirits, evening, walk, drenched in the rain.... 21 October 1826 CFA On Saturday, my Mother arrived dispirited and unwell. My representations had been slighted ... 22 October 1826 CFA Morning at home, my Mother, Conversation, Affairs of the family, George and John, evening, ... 23 October 1826 CFA I shall proceed in this Journal with a mere short detail of the interesting occurrences of ... 24 October 1826 CFA Morning at home, depression of spirits, Continental Adventures, family, evening, ... 25 October 1826 CFA Morning, ride to the races with John, Janet, no running, chilly, evening with the family, Mr.... 26 October 1826 CFA On the 26th. The President gave a dinner to Mr. Sergeant at which all the dignitaries of the ... 27 October 1826 CFA Morning, third day’s races with John, and my Mother, Elisa White, ride, evening with the ... 28 October 1826 CFA Mr. Sergeant left us on Saturday the 28th. and we returned to our quiet habits. ... 29 October 1826 CFA Morning at home, letter to Richardson, miscellaneous reading, ride with John, evening with ... 30 October 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, Plutarch, recommence study, evening, billiards, with the ... 31 October 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, Plutarch, Maltebrun, Geography, evening, a walk, and the ...

November

1 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, Plutarch’s Lives, Memoirs of Lord Melcomb, evening with ... 2 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, Plutarch, Bubb Doddington, Lord Melcomb, evening, dull at ... 3 November 1826 CFA On Friday the 3d of November, I dined at Mr. Clay’s with the Corps Diplomatique. He always ... 4 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, assorting Newspapers, desultory reading, dinner party at Baron Mareuil’s, ... 5 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, letters, day idle, ride with John, evening with the family, Conversation. ... 6 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, Plutarch, Maltebrun, evening with the family, Cards. ... 7 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, Memoirs of Reynolds, evening with the family, Cards. ... 8 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, continue and finish Reynolds, evening with the family, ... 9 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, Plutarch, Maltebrun, evening, reading aloud to my Mother, ... 10 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford, fishing excursion with John, return to dine, evening with the ... 11 November 1826 CFA Morning, walk, orders, assorting Newspapers, North American Review, evening, conversation ... 12 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Journal, letters, indolent reading, evening, dull, family, a walk. ... 13 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Idleness, superficial observations, walk, conversation with my Mother, ... 14 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, Plutarch, Maltebrun, evening, family, cards, walk. ... 15 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, cold and uncomfortable, Mitford’s Greece, interesting, evening, with the ... 16 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, weather warm, Mitford’s Greece, ride, my Mother and John, evening, walk. ... 17 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, ride with my Mother, small dinner party at home, stupid, ... 18 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, wasted, assorting Newspapers, dislodged, winter furniture, walk, evening ... 19 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, desultory reading, letter to Richardson, evening with the family, walk. ... 20 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, John’s room, discomposed, various and unprofitable reading, evening, ride, ... 21 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, interruption, ride with my Mother, evening with the ... 22 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Johnson and John to Baltimore, Mitford’s Greece, Plutarch, evening with the ... 23 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, Plutarch, ride with my Mother, dinner, General Brown, ... 24 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, Interruptions, evening, John returned, Anger, brutality. ... 25 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, much wasted, assorting Newspapers, evening, with the family. ... 26 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, letter to Richardson, ride with my Mother, evening with the family. ... 26 November 1826 — 17 July 1827 CFA Diary ... 26 November 1826 CFA My book binder has made this volume infinitely more elegant outside, and my stationer ... 27 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, Plutarch, ride with my Mother, evening with the family, ... 28 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, Plutarch, time wasted, evening with the family, Cards, ... 29 November 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, Plutarch, depression of spirits, evening with the family, ... 30 November 1826 CFA On the last day of November the Campaign commenced by a great dinner to the Corps ...

December

26 November 1826 — 17 July 1827 CFA Diary ... 1 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, Mitford’s Greece, head ach and low spirits, evening, family, Cards, a walk. ... 2 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, Plutarch’s Lives, assorting Newspapers, Westminster Review, ride with John, ... 3 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, letters, to Richardson, desultory reading, evening with the family, ... 4 December 1826 CFA This day the 2d Session of the Nineteenth Congress commenced. Whether the members who ... 5 December 1826 CFA The President’s message went in today. It is not so very powerful a one as that last ... 6 December 1826 CFA A Drawing room in the evening. Recognized a great variety of my old acquaintances both in ... 7 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, weather cold, excessive lounging, walk, Spenser, evening with the family, ... 8 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, no occupation, walk to the Capitol, Spenser, evening with the family, Cards.... 9 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, walk, Thompson’s book store, reflections, evening with the family, Cards. ... 10 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive record, letters to George, Richardson, evening with the family, ... 11 December 1826 CFA Ball at Mrs. Johnston’s in the evening. It was passed tolerably well, but I was glad to get ... 12 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive record, walk, bookstore, purchases, Spenser, evening with the ... 13 December 1826 CFA Mrs. Clay’s first party. It was very full and went off very well indeed. This is the first ... 14 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, Executive record, walk, ride, Spenser, evening with the family, Cards. ... 15 December 1826 CFA A large dinner at home of Members of Congress. Principally men of our side. Col. Mercer of ... 16 December 1826 CFA John King dined with us. He is just from England, and has brought out with him a Convention ... 17 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, Spenser, Executive Record, ride with ladies, evening with the family. ... 18 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, Voltaire, Spenser, Executive Record, walk, evening with the family, Cards. ... 19 December 1826 CFA John and I went out to dine at Mr. Pleasonton’s according to invita­tion. A small dinner. ... 20 December 1826 CFA A Drawing room at home. Crowded and much as Drawing rooms commonly are. ... 21 December 1826 CFA A ball and Supper at Mr. Vaughan’s. I don’t know what got into me but I resolved to stay it ... 22 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, fatigued and stupid, Spenser, ride, evening with the family. ... 23 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, unwell, depressed, Voltaire, Spenser, ride with John, evening with the ... 24 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, unwell, cold in my head, assorting Newspapers, Voltaire, Executive Record, ... 25 December 1826 CFA Christmas day, and weather turning exceedingly cold. A family party to dine at my Uncle ... 26 December 1826 CFA Weather very bad. Went to dine in Georgetown at Baron Huyghens’, the Dutch Minister. The ... 27 December 1826 CFA The weather has turned bitterly cold. I went to Mrs. Clay’s alone. So very few there however ... 28 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, Voltaire, Spenser, Executive Record, Mr. Calhoun, politics, evening with ... 29 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, Voltaire, Spenser, cold weather, dinner party at home, evening, family. ... 30 December 1826 CFA Went to the French Minister’s in the evening. The party was tolerably pleasant. Mr. Calhoun ... 31 December 1826 CFA Morning at home, Voltaire, Executive Record, letters, evening with the family, politics, Mr. ...