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Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0002-0011

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-08-11

11. VIII.

Arise, morning at home, Shakespeare, Junius, John sick, dinner { 7 } for Genl. Lafayette, Genl. Brown, Jessup, Maj. Thayer and Capt. Nelson,1 Paragon Steam Boat, evening, Wm. Lee.
1. In addition to General Jacob Brown, the guests were Quartermaster General Thomas Sidney Jesup (1788–1860), Sylvanus Thayer (1785–1872), the superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point, and Joseph S. Nelson, of the third infantry regiment ( DAB ; Heitman, Register U.S. Army ).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0002-0012

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-08-12

12. IX.

Arise, morning at home, Shakespeare, Junius, Genl. L.F. dines out, company at home, Messrs. Burleigh, Wingate and Hook of Maine,1 stupid.
1. Josiah Hook, collector of customs at Penobscot, Maine (Force, National Calendar, 1824, p. 74).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0002-0013

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-08-13

13. IX.

Arise, morning at home, Shakespeare, Junius, Genl. La Fayette starts for Montpelier,1 tired of him, evening, ride, ladies, billiards.
1. The home of ex-President Madison, in Virginia.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0002-0014

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-08-14

14. VIII:30.

Arise, warm weather, Church, St. John’s, Mr. Hawley,1 dull, finish Shakespeare, third time, evening at home.
1. William Hawley, rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church, on Lafayette Square, at 16th and H streets (Bryan, Hist. of the National Capital , 2:181).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0002-0015

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-08-15

15. V:30.

Arise, bathe with John in the Potomac, warm, Junius, Dangeau,1 billiards with John, temper and resolution, never play with him again, unpleasant change in him.
1. JQA’s copy of Abrégé des mémoires ou journal du Marquis de Dangeau, 4 vols., Paris, 1817, is in the Stone Library.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0002-0016

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-08-16

16. VII:5.

Arise, bath, head ach, weather warm, Junius, Dangeau, reflection upon last evening, determination, evening, very unwell.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0001-0002-0017

Author: CFA
Date: 1825-08-17

17. VIII.

Arise, weather bad, violent head ach, cases from Boston, arrangement, evening ride with my Mother, billiards.
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