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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0006-0007

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-12-07

7. VIII:30.

Morning at home, Blackstone’s Commentaries,1 Beaumont and Fletcher, walk, John, evening with the family.
1. JQA’s copy of Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England, 4 vols., London, 1791, is in the Stone Library. Among JA’s books in the Boston { 23 } Public Library are two sets of the Commentaries; the Philadelphia edition, 1771–1773, 4 vols., contains JA’s annotations. See Catalogue of JA’s Library , p. 28.