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Browsing: Diary of John Adams, Volume 1


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Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0002-0001-0006

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1756-01-19

19 Monday.

A rainy Day.

Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0002-0001-0007

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1756-01-20

20 Tuesday.

A fair, warm spring like Day. Drank Tea and supped at Mr. Greenes.1
1. For the first few months after he came to Worcester JA had “boarded with one Green at the Expence of the Town” ( JA , Autobiography), but since there were numerous Greens in Worcester at this period and since JA writes this name as “Green” and “Greene” interchangeably, none of those mentioned in the early Diary can be certainly identified.

Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0002-0001-0008

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1756-01-21

21 Wednesday.

A very rainy day. Dined with Coll. Chandlers Jur. Spent the Eve at Mr. Maccarty’s. Kept school. Nothing more.

Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0002-0001-0009

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1756-01-22

22 Thurdsday.

A fair morning. Fresh and lively Air. Drank Tea and supped at Mrs. Paine’s.1
1. Presumably Sarah (Chandler) Paine, daughter of Colonel or Judge John Chandler and wife of Timothy Paine (1730–1793), currently a member of the General Court (Stark, Loyalists of Mass., p. 382–385).

Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0002-0001-0010

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1756-01-23

23 Fryday.

A fair and agreable Day. Kept School. Drank Tea, at Coll. Chandler’s Jur., and spent the Evening at Major Gardiners.

Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0002-0001-0011

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1756-01-24

24 Saturday.

A very high west Wind. Warm and cloudy. P.M. warm and fair.

Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0002-0001-0012

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1756-01-25

25 Sunday.

A cold Weather. Heard friend Thayer preach two ingenious discourses, from Jeremy 10th. 6. and 7. Supped att Coll. Chandlers.

Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0002-0001-0013

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1756-01-26

26 Monday.

A sharp piercing Air. Sat out for Uxbridge, arrived 2’o clock.
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