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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 1


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2. Most of the guests were Congressmen: Daniel Pope Cook (1794–1827), of Illinois; Henry Williams Dwight (1788–1845), of Massachusetts; Henry Waggaman Edwards (1779–1847), of Connecticut; Thomas Newton Jr. (1768–1847), of Virginia; and Timothy Fuller (1778–1835), of Massachusetts ( Biog. Dir. Cong. ). Joseph Blunt was a rising New York City politician who was organizing support to make JQA President (Bemis, JQA , 2:23), and Nathaniel H. Carter was editor of the New York Statesman (Frank Luther Mott, American Journalism, N.Y., 1941, p. 198). Dr. Henry Huntt was the Adams family physician (Bemis, JQA , 2:119). George Sullivan (1783–1866), another Adams supporter, was in Washington to lobby for payment of Massachusetts claims stemming from the War of 1812; his father was the late governor James Sullivan of Massachusetts; his wife was the former Sarah Bowdoin Winthrop of Boston (same, 2:35, 56–57, 74; Gouverneur, As I Remember , p. 282; Mayo, Winthrop Family , p. 217–218).