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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2


Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0004-0006-0029

Author: CFA
Date: 1828-06-29

Sunday 29th.

The weather exceedingly warm. Went to Meeting in the morning { 252 } and heard somebody preach a very commonplace Sermon. I could not distinctly remember who the person was. In the afternoon we had a thunder shower but without relieving the air materially. I slept during a portion of it. Evening, a short walk with Abby. Passed an extremely pleasant day.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0004-0006-0030

Author: CFA
Date: 1828-06-30

Monday 30th.

Returned to Boston with Mr. Brooks. Morning extremely warm. I felt so uncomfortable that I resorted to a cold bath which effectually restored me for the day. Conversed with George upon the subject of my proposed arrangement to live at Quincy. I have almost made up my mind upon the subject. Received an extremely long letter from my Father together with a remittance as generous as any of the preceding ones. His kindness to me is really gratifying. Afternoon, Executive Record, and packing up my books which are a sad trouble to me. A person should expect to be stationary for life before he indulges in a library. A thunder shower came upon us and effectually cooled the air. I went out to walk in the evening, met J. R. Otis and shortly afterwards, J. B. Joy. Did not leave them until ten o’clock.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0004-0007-0001

Author: CFA
Date: 1828-07-01

Tuesday 1st.

Arose early this morning and went down to take a bath. Found the water delicious. Returning, occupied myself very much in packing up my various little things and making the preparations for my removal. This took up the whole day and I barely escaped at six o’clock to go to Quincy. Found the family expecting me. Took a short walk with Thomas B. Adams Jr. who has returned from West Point and is now on the world as an Army Officer. The evening passed in conversation. I could not write to my father today.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0004-0007-0002

Author: CFA
Date: 1828-07-02

Wednesday. 2nd.

Arose early and occupied in arranging my things which are as yet somewhat out of order. Rode into Boston. Weather exceedingly warm. Made up for the omission of yesterday by a letter to my father this morning and read a little though not much of Kent. I then went to Medford to dine, found Abby and the family all well. In the afternoon rode with Abby to Winter Hill and drank tea with Mr. and Mrs. Everett. Mr. and Mrs. Frothingham were there also. Returned in the evening, suffering under a slight headache. I am not so hardy as formerly and indigestion troubles me.
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