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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2


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

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-09-01

September. 1825. Thursday. 1. VII:40.

Arise, copy out Notes, Robertson’s Charles 5th, Journal, Madame de Stael, l’Influence des Passions. General La Fayette and suite at Captain Morris’, evening, billiards.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0003-0002

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-09-02

2. VII.

Arise, copy out Notes, Robertson, Journal, finish l’Influence des Passions, opinion of it agrees with Mr. Ticknor’s,1 evening, Drawing room, looked in, conversation with Madame.
1. See entry for 25 Oct. 1824, above.

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

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-09-03

3. VII.

Arise, finish copying Notes, and the first vol. Robertson, Journal, Mad. de Stael, l’Allemagne, invitation to dine at the Secretary of the Navy’s and to tea at Wm. Lee’s, declined both.

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

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-09-04

4. VIII.

Arise, Church in the morning, Mr. Baker, dull and disappointed, letters to my Grandfather and to George,1 evening spent upstairs.
1. Letter to GWA missing.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0003-0005

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-09-05

5. VI:30.

Arise, time wasted, General La Fayette goes to Georgetown, Journal, l’Allemagne, review Robertson. Copying my father’s speech.1
1. A copy of the “Address of the President of the United States to General La Fayette on taking leave of him at his departure on the 7th of September,” in CFA’s handwriting, is in the Adams Papers.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0003-0006

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-09-06

6. VII.

Arise, morning at home, General La Fayette’s birthday, celebrated by a great dinner at home, Mr. Condy of S.C.1 and Le Vasseur, quite agreable.
1. Jeremiah Condy, who lived at 199 Meeting Street in Charleston, frequently sent JQA the South Carolina newspapers and political gossip (South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, 42:214 [Jan. 1942]; JQA, Diary, 6 Sept. 1825).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0003-0007

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-09-07

7. VII:30.

Arise, Journal, ceremony of leave taking, General La Fayette goes. { 11 } Military parade. Copy his speech, carry it to Force’s. John went to the Ship, evening, billiards.