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Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0005-0009

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-05-09

9. VII:25.

Morning at home, Executive Record, letter to George,1 strong anger, Comyns, Spanish, evening walk.
1. Missing.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0005-0010

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-05-10

10. VII:15.

Morning at home, Executive Record, Comyns, Voltaire, Spanish, evening, walk, with Johnson Hellen, family.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0005-0011

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-05-11

11. VIII.

Morning at home, Executive Record, Comyns, Voltaire, Spanish, evening at home, alone, family at my Uncle’s.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0005-0012

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-05-12

12. VII:30.

Morning at home, Executive Record, Comyns, Voltaire, arrival of J. P. Hopkinson,1 evening, walk.
1. Dr. John P. Hopkinson of Philadelphia, third son of JQA’s friend, Joseph Hopkinson (Burton Alva Konkle, Joseph Hopkinson, 1770–1842, Phila., 1931, p. 227, 235).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0005-0013

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-05-13

13. VIII.

Morning at home, Executive record, assorting Newspapers, evening ride with my Mother, visit Mr. and Mrs. Everett, astronomy.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0005-0014

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-05-14

14. VII:30.

Morning at home, Executive Record, letters to George and Richardson,1 review my mother’s translation of Socrates,2 evening at home.
1. Both missing.
2. See entry for 27 April, above.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0005-0015

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-05-15

15. VII:25.

Morning, fishing, good success, weather warm, Bacon’s abridgment,1 evening, dull at home.
1. Matthew Bacon, A New Abridgment of the Law, a widely used and frequently reprinted 18th-century law dictionary; JA’s copy, 5 vols., London, 1736–1766, is in the Boston Public Library.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0005-0016

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-05-16

16. VIII.

Executive Record, Morning at home, Bacon’s abridgment, weather warm, evening, ride with my Mother, solitary walk, low spirits.
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