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Morning at home, sudden death of the Coachman,1 Convention Journal,2 Beaumont and Fletcher, evening, a Drawing room.
1. “Our Coachman John Cook was found this morning dead in his bed” (JQA, Diary, 25 Jan. 1826).
2. JQA’s copy of the Journal, Acts and Proceedings of the Convention, Assembled at Philadelphia, Monday,
May 14, and Dissolved Monday, September 17, 1787, Which Formed the Constitution of the United States, Boston, 1819, is in the Stone Library.