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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0012-0018

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-10-18

18. VIII.1

Baltimore, Morning, Mr. Reynolds,2 James Baker, Canton races, Dr. Thornton’s horse,3 evening, visit to Mr. and Mrs. Newman.
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1. From D/CFA/1.
2. Possibly the Illinois politician, John Reynolds (1789–1865), who was friendly with Adams men and whose own supporters included a kinsman of LCA (Pease, Frontier State , p. 96–97).
3. Dr. William Thornton (see entry for 28 Oct. 1825, above) was noted, among many other things, for his fine race horses (Columbia Hist. Soc., Records , 18[1915]:181).