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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2

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Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0004-0024

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-04-24

24. IX.

At home all day, Comyn on Contracts, Voltaire, Spanish, Conversation with Johnson, his suspicions, evening at home.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0004-0025

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-04-25

25. VIII:25.

At home all day, Comyns, Voltaire, Spanish, little or no incident, evening with the family.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0004-0026

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-04-26

26. VII:50.

At home all day, regular habits, Comyn, Voltaire, Spanish, evening, quiet with the family.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0004-0027

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-04-27

27. IX.

At home all day, Comyns, Voltaire, Executive Record, my Mother, translation of la Martine’s poem, Socrates,1 evening with the family.
1. LCA preserved several versions of her translation of Marie Louis Alphonse de Lamartine’s “La Mort de Socrate.” The fullest is dated 11 July 1826 and is dedicated to JQA “as a tribute of respect for those superior talents, and acquirements, which all acknowledge, and venerate” (Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 273).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0004-0028

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-04-28

28. IX:15.

At home all day, Comyns, Voltaire, Spanish, dinner party at home, Mr. Sill,1 Mr. Powell and others.
1. Thomas Hale Sill (1783–1856), a Pennsylvania Representative from 1826 to 1827 and from 1829 to 1831 ( Biog. Dir. Cong. ).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0004-0029

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-04-29

29. IX.

At home all day, assorting Newspapers, Voltaire, his plays, Socrates, evening, family to Mr. Rush’s, Executive record.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0004-0030

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-04-30

30. IX.

At home all day, desultory reading, letter to George,1 evening, conversation, with the family.
1. Missing.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0005-0001

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-05-01

May 1826. Monday. I. VIII:30.

Morning at home, Comyn on Contracts, Voltaire, evening walk to Georgetown, peculiarity of feeling.
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