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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2


Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0009-0011

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-07-11

Tuesday. July 11th.1

My father’s birth day. Neither the news of the day before yesterday { 67 } nor his absence did prevent us from celebrating it in a little family way. We drank Champagne and the ladies were very merry. My grandfather was so old that no one could seriously regret his death, but I suppose this little fete would have looked very dreadful to the prudish citizens who make it a business to censure others.
1. From D/CFA/5. CFA spent the morning reading Hume’s England, newspapers, and obituaries (D/CFA/1).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0009-0012

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-07-12

12. VI.1

Bath, Morning at home, Executive record, Hume’s England, indolence and sleep, evening at home, family dull.
1. From D/CFA/1.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0009-0013

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-07-13

13. VII.

Bath, Morning at home, Executive record, Hume, Maltebrun, letter from my father, evening at home.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0009-0014

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-07-14

14. VII.

Bath, Morning at home, Executive record, Hume, Maltebrun, evening with the family, quiet life.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0009-0015

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-07-15

15. VI.

Bath, Morning at home, Executive record, assorting Newspapers, letter from Richardson,1 evening at home.
1. Missing.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0009-0016

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-07-16

Sunday 16th.1

Attended the funeral ceremonies at the Capitol. Dr. Stoughton delivered the Sermon. It was very turgid.2
1. From D/CFA/5.
2. CFA spent the morning working on the Executive Record (D/CFA/1).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0009-0017

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-07-17

17. VII1

Bath, Morning at home, Executive Record, Hume’s England, Maltebrun, letter to John,2 evening with the family.
1. From D/CFA/1.
2. Missing.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0009-0018

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-07-18

18. VII:10.

Bath, Morning at home, Executive Record, Hume’s England, letters from Boston, evening at my Uncle T. B. Johnson’s.
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