Prayers, recitation, Say, Missed the Lectures, ride to Boston with Sheafe, dine Exchange Coffee House, return, Franklin Hotel, Billiards, Company drill, evening at Otis’.
Missed Prayers, and recitation, Celebration at Concord,1 Richardson and I to Neponset, tandem, billiards, return through Quincy, evening, Champagne wine.
1. Edward Everett made the principal address at the ceremony commemorating the battle of Concord. See “The First Battles of the Revolutionary War,” in Everett’s Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, 1:73–100.
Missed Prayers and recitations all day, ride to Boston, George, conversation, evening, Theatre, John Bull,1 Howard, Sheafe and Richardson, Supper at the Exchange.
1. A comedy by George Colman.
Boston, ride to Brooklyn, party of four, luncheon, return, George, dine at the Exchange, evening, Circus, stupid, return to Cambridge.
Prayers, recitation, Say, missed Mr. Ticknor’s Lecture, Dr. Bigelow, drill, declamation, to Boston, Theatre, She stoops to Conquer, return, Richardson’s, to bed late.
Missed the exercises, morning at home, horseback to Lexington, Sheafe and Richardson, fatigue, evening to Boston, return early.
Missed Prayers. Chapel, Dr. Kirkland, Dr. Ware, excessive fatigue, evening at Richardson’s, punch, Sheafe.
Prayers, recitation, Say, Lecture, Dr. Jackson,1 ride to Neponset with Sheafe, billiards, return early.