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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2


Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0003-0015

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-09-15

15. VI.

Arise, copy Notes, Hallam, Journal, l’Allemagne, Horace, Ben Jonson, Mr. Nelson of Virginia and Governor Coles of Illinois,1 at dinner and evening.
1. Hugh Nelson (1768–1836), a former Representative from Virginia, who served as American minister to Spain from 1823 to 1824 ( Biog. Dir. Cong. ), and Edward Coles (1786–1868), who was elected governor of Illinois in 1822 and led the fight against legalizing slavery in that state ( DAB ).