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).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2007.