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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2


Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0004-0001

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-04-01

April. 1826. Saturday. 1. VIII:30.

Morning at home, assorting Newspapers, attended auction, Baron Tuyll’s books, purchases, Mr. Bradish,1 evening at home.
1. Luther Bradish (1783–1863) had been sent abroad in 1820 by JQA, then Secretary of State, to negotiate a treaty with the Turkish government opening the Black Sea to American trade. Having spent the next several years in travel in the Near East and in the Balkans, he was just returning to the United States. Subsequently Bradish became a prominent New York Whig politician and served two terms as lieutenant governor ( DAB ).