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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-13-01-02-0003-0004-0011

Author: CFA
Date: 1824-04-11

11. VII.

Missed Prayers, Chapel, Mr. Frothingham.1 Quiet at home, Roscoe’s life of Leo the Tenth.2 Evening at Wheatland’s.
1. Rev. Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham, Harvard 1811, was minister of the First Church on Chauncey Place, Boston, and an overseer of the college from 1819 to 1850. His wife was the former Ann Gorham Brooks (1797–1863), who was the sister of CFA’s future wife. See Adams Genealogy.
2. JQA’s copy of William Roscoe, The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth, 4 vols., Phila., 1805, is in the Stone Library.