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Adams, Charles Francis (1807-1886, son of JQA and LCA, designated as CFA in The Adams Papers):

Character, Apperance, Habits, Domestic Life

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self-appraisal78

DCA05
1*
17*
28*
29*
58-59*
150-151*
155-156*
237*
261-262*
354*
356*
363*
397*
DCA06
1*
21*
46-47*
54*
104*
120*
190*
198*
281*
283*
388*
395*
DCA07
72*
112*
156*
157*
297*
307*
316*
371-372*
387*
xxii*
xxiv*
DCA08
95*
163*
164-165*
227*
281*
350*
DCA03
1*
6-7*
11*
13-15*
33*
39-41*
96*
100*
105*
111-116*
121*
138*
196*
213*
225*
250*
303*
393*
DCA04
55*
82*
101*
115*
157*
159*
161*
171*
207*
210*
289*
349*
356-357*
382*
417*
424*
427*
432-433*

comments on conditions of his life77

DCA07
183*
209*
253*
261*
275*
284*
322*
397-398*
403*
DCA08
184*
224*
275*
293*
315*
DCA03
3-4*
7-8*
40*
237*
292*
298*
303*
307*
312-313*
336-337*
393*
DCA04
79*
110*
114*
126-128*
159*
167*
171*
209-211*
227*
232*
281-282*
287*
297-298*
304*
316-318*
348-349*
355*
361*
392-394*
415*
423-425*
431-433*
DCA05
12-13*
24*
69*
83*
96*
99*
106*
183*
215*
259-260*
318*
363*
401*
DCA06
46-47*
54*
56*
60*
71*
74*
106-108*
121*
128*
136*
157*
205*
212-213*
236-237*
243*
300*
318-320*

reliance upon divine beneficence75

DCA03
1-2*
11*
13*
40*
100*
229*
237*
313*
393*
xxxii-xxxiii*
DCA04
79*
101*
110-111*
115*
128*
136*
157*
159*
161*
195-196*
209-211*
227*
316*
349*
356*
408*
417*
425*
433*
DCA05
5*
19*
27*
138*
147*
150-151*
161*
176*
177*
180*
202*
211*
236-238*
249*
256*
351*
390*
407*
DCA06
47*
198-199*
206*
226*
255*
299*
DCA07
72-73*
85*
132*
135*
140*
157*
296*
297*
307*
339*
344*
371*
398*
400*
DCA08
9*
25*
122*
289*
335*
350-351*
356*
358*

response to natural scenes35

DCA07
5*
18*
20*
23*
24*
25*
26*
27-28*
34*
38*
119*
252*
253*
256*
309*
DCA08
69*
256*
281*
DCA03
37-40*
132*
268*
299*
309-310*
332*
xxix-xxx*
DCA04
362-363*
DCA05
82-83*
98*
121*
125*
320*
362*
387*
DCA06
21*
211*

comments and evaluations of his life and character28

pattern and daily routines of life22

DCA07
57*
62*
64*
123*
246*
337*
338*
xx*
DCA08
3*
14*
47*
48*
78*
97*
107*
108*
132*
135*
168*
185*
214*
236*

distracted during Sunday services21

DCA07
247*
254*
259*
267*
276*
287*
303*
308*
324*
329*
340*
343*
347*
DCA08
13*
16*
18*
65*
241*
324*
339*
345*

feeling for Adams heritage21

DCA03
17*
55-56*
100*
116*
156*
317*
xxxi*
xxxvi*
DCA04
79*
115*
171*
282*
298*
DCA05
144*
351*
363*
DCA06
46-47*
151-152*
234*
255*
339*

ambitions and desire for reputation17

DCA07
150*
227*
311*
372*
390*
xv*
xxii*
DCA08
105*
106*
188*
200*
213*
276*
279*
291-292*
352*
355*

depression of spirits17

DCA07
128*
129*
143*
146*
150*
151*
155*
215*
DCA08
57*
150*
276*
310*
317*
356*
357*
362*
373*

disharmony with Boston's values12

DCA05
69*
187*
234*
xxv-xxvi*
DCA06
9*
25*
26*
37*
54*
74*
317*
318*

desire for child11

DCA03
33*
58*
70*
100-101*
237*
317*
332*
336-337*
393-394*
xxx-xxxi*
DCA04
110*

response to praise and neglect of writings11

DCA07
171*
348*
359*
380*
xi*
DCA08
10*
127*
205*
206*
266*
270*

independence as primary value10

DCA05
xxv*
xxvi*
xxviii*
DCA06
122*
136*
203*
213*
242*
260*
377*

the critical year10

DCA05
238-239*
363-364*
xxiv*
xxix*
xxxi*
DCA06
1*
46*
153*
198*
xvii*

on his future7

DCA02

grounds for early marriage6

DCA03
113-114*
128*
167*
DCA04
110*
208*
356-357*

lack of friends6

DCA07
124*
127*
368*
xix*
DCA08
146*
158*

preference for Southern character6

confidence in his own powers5

DCA05
xxxii*
DCA06
190*
206*
329*
333*

participation in Boston's social events5

DCA07
xix*
DCA08
56*
181*
195*
202*

response to gift of coins and medals5

DCA06
169*
185*
187*
279-280*
xii-xiii*

treatment by Bostonians5

DCA07
403*
xvi-xvii*
xviii-xix*
xxii*
DCA08
57*

churchgoing4

DCA01
2-8 passim
39
49
66

compared to JQA4

DCA04
55*
326*
409*
DCA05
365*

conscious temperance4

DCA05
141*
143*
377-378*
DCA06
310-311*

desire for reputation4

DCA05
xxxi*
DCA06
198*
206*
304*

reaction to praise and neglect4

DCA06
37*
200*
238*
333*

taste for travel4

DCA07
55*
58*
62*
DCA08
54-55*

the threat of ennui4

DCA05
154*
348*
xxiv*
DCA06
1*

friendship guarded3

DCA05
17*
26*
189*

JQA comments on character3

DCA05
193*
DCA03
226*
DCA04
9*

prefers literature to politics3

DCA05
xxi*
xxx*
DCA06
209*

appearance2

DCA01

case of the cashmere shawl2

DCA05
338*
339*

character and career2

DJA01
DJA04
7

effect of neglecting parties2

DCA04
266*
271*

help in Quincy fire2

DCA07
318*
319*

memory weakness2

DCA06
142*
230*

quick temper2

DCA07
216*
331*

satisfactions provided by newspaper articles2

DCA06
166*
198*

self-warned against love of money2

DCA05
404*
DCA06
201*

son desired and welcomed2

DCA05
176*
180*

time of arising2

DCA01
1
9

17th birthday1

DCA01
293

18th birthday1

DCA02
8

19th birthday1

DCA02
75

20th birthday1

DCA02
152

21st birthday1

DCA02
269

22d birthday1

DCA02
420

affected to tears by sermon mention of JA1

DCA08
302*

asked to sacrifice principles1

DCA07
289*

awkwardness of accompanying JQA at public events1

DCA07
273*

character described1

clothing1

DCA02
289

comment on habit1

DCA01
255

dedication to duty1

AFC03
xxv

discussion of1

DCA03
xxv-xxxviii*

efforts as JQA's agent frustrated1

DCA05
312*

fastidiousness in friends1

DCA03
142*

financial insecurity feared1

DCA05
109*

gives money to destitute Canadian insurgent1

DCA07
396*

gratification at a trust earned1

DCA05
322*

“I am very doubtful whether the Stoical system is useful to the temper”1

DCA08
239*

“I have done something to earn a reputation”1

DCA06
205*

“I have the spirit to be independent without the capacity to keep myself above water”1

DCA05
174*

inherits the family arrogance1

DCA06
281*

“it is my duty to make the best use I can of my talents”1

DCA08
90*

makes “blundering speech”1

DCA07
327*

“My great sin is the violence of my temper”1

DCA05
249*

“of an overbearing disposition”1

DCA06
332*

on being unsuccessfully proposed for ΦBK membership1

DCA08
101-102*

on the Adamses and money1

DCA07
10*

pained by witnessing epileptic fit1

DCA07
40*

prefers “draws” to “drawers”1

DCA08
110*

renewed by a sermon1

DCA06
167*

response to opera1

DCA06
345*

resumes a friendship1

DCA03
380*

sleeping1

DCA01
205

slight of friends provokes1

DCA08
258*

speaking French1

DCA01

superstitious fear1

DCA08
225*

susceptibility to weather1

DCA05
339-340*

taste for bas-reliefs1

DCA06
48*

“The reputation of the race rests in my generation with me”1

DCA07
224*

time of retiring1

DCA01
110

want of humility in Adams family1

DCA07
xxiv*

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