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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2


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

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-10-01

October 1826. 1. VII:50.

Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, Spirit of party,1 dinner at Mr. Frye’s, Mary C. Hellen, evening, walk.
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1. JQA’s copy of Letters on the Spirit of Patriotism, on the Idea of a Patriot King, and on the State of Parties, by Henry Saint John, Viscount Bolingbroke, London, 1775, is in the Boston Athenaeum ( Catalogue of JQA’s Books ).

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

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-10-02

2. VIII.

Bath, Morning at home, Smollet, Continuation of Hume, dull, evening, ride, and Billiards with Johnson Hellen.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0012-0003

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-10-03

3. VIII.

Bath, Morning at home, Smollet, Bolingbroke, visit from P. B. Anderson,1 recollections, evening, ride, billiards.
1. Possibly Pierce Anderson, son of the First Comptroller of the Treasury, Joseph Anderson; the boy had been CFA’s schoolmate (JQA, Diary, 14 Nov. 1819).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0012-0004

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-10-04

4. VIII.

Bath, Morning at home, Smollet, Bolingbroke, Executive Record, Billiards, ride, evening, Theatre, Paul Pry, Mr. Jefferson.

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

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-10-05

5. VIII:30.

Bath, Morning at home, Smollett, Bolingbroke, headache, evening, ride and Billiards with Johnson.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0012-0006

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-10-06

6. VIII:50.

Bath, Morning at home, Smollett too dull, discontinue it, Bolingbroke, Patriot King, evening, ride, Mrs. Frye’s, Theatre, Henry the 5th, Mr. Warren1 as Falstaff.
1. William Warren (1767–1832), an English actor who had made his American debut in 1796 (Ireland, Records of the N.Y. Stage, 1:158).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0012-0007

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-10-07

7. VIII:30.

Bath, Morning, fishing, out all day, return to dine, evening, ride, Billiards, out.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0012-0008

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-10-08

8. VIII:50.

Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, conversation, evening, ride, visits, Mrs. Frye’s and my Uncle T. B. Johnson’s.

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

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-10-09

9. VIII.

Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, Butler’s Hudibras,1 evening, ride, Billiards, walk.
1. CFA’s copy of Samuel Butler’s Hudibras, London, 1817, is in the Stone Library, which also contains other editions in French and in English.
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