This morning the parts for the ensuing exhibition were distributed. Foster
has the English Oration, Waldo the Latin: Freeman, Little
, and Adams
, a conference in English, upon the comparative utility of Law, Physic
, and Divinity
, a forensic dispute, upon the Question, whether the destruction of inferior animals by Man, be agreeable to the Laws of nature. Bridge, Cranch, White
the mathematical parts. Waldo, who proposes obtaining leave in about a month, to go to Europe, requested to be excused from performing.2
Mr. Pearson gave us a lecture this afternoon, upon the noun: rather abstruse. Judge Dana, had another fit of his disorder. I fear exceedingly, that he will not recover. Drank tea at Williams's Chamber.