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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 1


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Docno: ADMS-13-01-02-0003-0013-0030

Author: CFA
Date: 1824-12-30

30. IX:20.

Morning at home, billiards with John, dinner party, Governor Findlay,1 amusement, evening, ball at the Marine Barracks, dull.
1. William Findlay (1768–1846), formerly governor of Pennsylvania, represented that state in Congress from 1821 to 1827 ( Biog. Dir. Cong. ).

Docno: ADMS-13-01-02-0003-0013-0031

Author: CFA
Date: 1824-12-31

31. IX.

Ride with John, to Alexandria and Mount Vernon, Washington’s tomb, fine day, early return, evening, Cards.

Docno: ADMS-13-01-02-0004-0001-0001

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-01-01

January. 1825. Saturday. 1. IX.

Morning stormy, as usual, went to the President’s, ladies, cold treatment, saw nobody, dinner here of the family. Madame very unwell, dinner to Lafayette.

Docno: ADMS-13-01-02-0004-0001-0002

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-01-02

2. IX.

Morning at the Capitol, Mr. Lynde,1 heard the last part of his Sermon, return, conversation at home and usual lounge.
1. Presumably Rev. Samuel Lynd, of Bordentown, N.J., the son-in-law of Rev. William Staughton (Columbian Centinel, 27 Aug. 1823).

Docno: ADMS-13-01-02-0004-0001-0003

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-01-03

3. VIII:50.

Morning at home, short time at Billiards before dinner, evening unwell, headache, to bed early, family at my Uncle Johnson’s.

Docno: ADMS-13-01-02-0004-0001-0004

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-01-04

4. VIII:40.

Morning walk to the Capitol, House of Representatives, Johnson, dull, library of Congress, Mr. Bailey,1 evening, backgammon with Johnson.
1. John Bailey (1786–1835), Representative from Massachusetts from 1824 to 1831 ( Biog. Dir. Cong. ).

Docno: ADMS-13-01-02-0004-0001-0005

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-01-05

5. IX.

Morning at home, conversation, politics, lounge, Madame better, evening, family circle, Whist party.

Docno: ADMS-13-01-02-0004-0001-0006

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-01-06

6. IX:20.

Morning as usual, lounge, evening, large dinner party, very dull, { 445 } Mr. Rives,1 thence to a party, Mrs. T. Munroe’s, quite pleasant, return early, Miss Selden.
1. William Cabell Rives (1792–1868), the Virginia statesman who served in the House of Representatives from 1823 to 1829 ( Biog. Dir. Cong. ).