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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2


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Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0003-0001-0002

Author: CFA
Date: 1827-01-02

Tuesday. 2d.

A lady dinner. The only one for the season. Principally young people. Miss Brooks, Miss Selden, Miss Tayloe,1 Miss Roberdeaus,2 Miss Pleasonton, and Mrs. Everett. It was a pretty pleasant affair considering all things. The family of course.3
1. Presumably the daughter of John Tayloe, of Virginia and Washington.
2. Mary and Selina Roberdeau, daughters of Col. Isaac Roberdeau.
3. Daniel Pope Cook, the Illinois lame-duck Congressman, also attended the party (D/CFA/1).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0003-0001-0003

Author: CFA
Date: 1827-01-03

3. IX1

Morning at home, Voltaire, Spenser, walk, evening with the family, Cards.
1. From D/CFA/1.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0003-0001-0004

Author: CFA
Date: 1827-01-04

4. IX:30.

Morning at home, Voltaire, Spenser, walk, visits, evening with the family, Cards.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0003-0001-0005

Author: CFA
Date: 1827-01-05

Friday 5th.1

A dinner at home as usual on this day and a party at Mrs. Wirt’s. Nothing extraordinary happened.
1. From D/CFA/5. CFA was “displeased” with the party, which Abigail B. Brooks also attended (D/CFA/1).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0003-0001-0006

Author: CFA
Date: 1827-01-06

6. IX:40.1

Morning at home, idle and low spirits, day wasted, walk, evening with the family, Cards.
1. From D/CFA/1.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0003-0001-0007

Author: CFA
Date: 1827-01-07

7. VIII.

Morning at home, Voltaire, Spenser, letter to George,1 ride with John, evening with the family.
1. Missing.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0003-0001-0008

Author: CFA
Date: 1827-01-08

Monday 8th.1

The weather terrible. Anniversary of Jackson’s victory. Certain politicians had a dinner upon the occasion.
1. From D/CFA/5.
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