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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2


Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0006-0007

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-12-07

7. VIII:30.

Morning at home, Blackstone’s Commentaries,1 Beaumont and Fletcher, walk, John, evening with the family.
1. JQA’s copy of Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England, 4 vols., London, 1791, is in the Stone Library. Among JA’s books in the Boston { 23 } Public Library are two sets of the Commentaries; the Philadelphia edition, 1771–1773, 4 vols., contains JA’s annotations. See Catalogue of JA’s Library , p. 28.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0006-0008

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-12-08

8. IX.

Morning at home, Blackstone, remove to my own room, Byron, Beaumont and Fletcher, walk, evening with the family.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0006-0009

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-12-09

9. VIII:45.

Morning at home, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, Byron, ride with John, eclipse,1 letter from my Grandfather, evening at home.
1. A lunar eclipse.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0006-0010

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-12-10

10. IX.

Morning at home, bath, Beaumont and Fletcher, ride with John, evening at home with the family.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0006-0011

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-12-11

11. IX.

Morning at home, unwell, Beaumont and Fletcher, letter to my Grandfather, evening at home.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0006-0012

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-12-12

12. IX.

Morning at home, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, reflection upon sickness, evening with the family.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0006-0013

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-12-13

13. IX:25.

Morning at home, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, first dinner party, new members, Vice President,1 Mr. Kellogg,2 stupid.
1. John C. Calhoun.
2. Charles Kellogg (1773–1842), a newly elected Representative from New York, who served only one term ( Biog. Dir. Cong. ).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0006-0014

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-12-14

14. IX:15.

Morning at home, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, the Miss Ramsays, walk, evening, Drawing room, pleasant enough.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0006-0015

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-12-15

15. IX:15.

Morning at home, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, Byron, indisposed, evening quiet, with the family.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0006-0016

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-12-16

16. VIII:35.

Morning at home, Blackstone, Beaumont and Fletcher, weather rainy, walk, evening with the family.
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