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January

1 January 1824 CFA It was a very rainy day and very discouraging to the good people of Washington and vicinity ... 2 January 1824 CFA Spent the morning reading, which I was obliged to omit yesterday on account of the Drawing ... 3 January 1824 CFA I did not go out of the house all day. After spending my morning in reading Bacon and the ... 4 January 1824 CFA I did not attend Church or go out of the house all day. I read some of Lord Bacon contrary ... 5 January 1824 CFA This morning I read my Geography and Bacon for the last time for a week or ten days, as the ... 6 January 1824 CFA The house all in disorder today and every body employed in fixing the lower rooms. Wreaths ... 7 January 1824 CFA Employed to day, much in the same way with the whole of the last week. The wreaths were hung ... 8 January 1824 CFA We were busily employed during the whole course of the day in arranging the supper table and ... 9 January 1824 CFA Arose this morning very late owing to the lateness of the hour last evening when we retired. ... 10 January 1824 CFA My fatigue has not yet gone off entirely and as this was a day of no interest out I ... 11 January 1824 CFA Again this day was spent without going near to a Church making the fourth Sunday since I ... 12 January 1824 CFA As it had now become pretty late and the debates will soon become interesting, I fixed it as ... 13 January 1824 CFA Owing to the uninteresting speaker yesterday I omitted going to the Capitol today, but took ... 14 January 1824 CFA This day, as we heard Mr. Clay was going to speak and answer Mr. Barbour who spoke ... 15 January 1824 CFA I resumed today the usual course of studies at least in part by reading two maps of ... 16 January 1824 CFA After reading my maps and having a pleasant morning conversation after breakfast on the ... 17 January 1824 CFA Spent this morning at home, and read my maps. As there was no House of Representatives, I ... 18 January 1824 CFA This day, for the first time since I have been here I went to the Capitol to hear Dr. ... 19 January 1824 CFA After going over my maps rather hastily to day, I got into the Carriage with Madame, Abby ... 20 January 1824 CFA After the usual morning exercise I went to the Capitol and found Mr. Poinsett speaking ... 21 January 1824 CFA After the usual morning exercises I went to the Capitol with John who felt considerably ... 22 January 1824 CFA After the usual exercises in the morning I went to the House of Representatives to hear the ... 23 January 1824 CFA This morning I performed my duties very soon and hastened to the House to hear the ... 24 January 1824 CFA My usual numbers of maps being finished this morning as well as Bacon who has been found and ... 25 January 1824 CFA It was very rainy indeed this morning, but as my father was going to the Capitol, I thought ... 26 January 1824 CFA Continued my studies in Geography and read Lord Bacon, also one or two numbers in the North ... 27 January 1824 CFA This morning after having gone through the customary portion, I went to the House of ... 28 January 1824 CFA Coming down after the usual time spent upstairs in the morning, I heard the death of Mrs. de ... 29 January 1824 CFA Morning spent upstairs, then to the Capitol. Mr. Stevenson of Virginia delivering his ... 30 January 1824 CFA After having spent the morning as usual I went to the House to hear Mr. Randolph in this ... 31 January 1824 CFA Exercises performed as usual. Madame and Mary went with Monsieur to Mrs. de Bresson’s ...

February

1 February 1824 CFA For the first time this Winter, we had a cold day, in truth, hitherto it has been most ... 2 February 1824 CFA This day was spent at home, in finishing my lord Bacon and in reading miscellanies. To ... 3 February 1824 CFA The Weather continued remarkably cold and for the first time this season the Potomac ... 4 February 1824 CFA Spent the day at home, again, although the family all went except Madame to the Supreme ... 5 February 1824 CFA My Geography having been finished yesterday, the few remaining days of this vacation will be ... 6 February 1824 CFA Attended the Supreme Court this morning and heard Mr. Emmett in continuation, but he was so ... 7 February 1824 CFA Nothing to do today, and my feelings not the most agreable on account of the close of the ... 8 February 1824 CFA Did not attend Church today, but on account of the loveliness of the day I was obliged to go ... 9 February 1824 CFA Arose today and went to the House of Representatives for the last time this year. I also ... 10 February 1824 CFA Arose this morning at an early hour, and dressed myself again in my travelling clothes. My ... 11 February 1824 CFA I do not recollect ever passing a more uncomfortable night than the one I am now writing of. ... 12 February 1824 CFA Roused this morning at half past three o’clock, after a very uncomfortable night indeed, ... 13 February 1824 CFA Roused this morning at half past three o’clock and started for New York after waiting a ... 14 February 1824 CFA Up this morning soon after six, and crossed the North river in the ferry boat. The Irishmen ... 15 February 1824 CFA The weather in the course of night became very bad and it was with great ill will that once ... 16 February 1824 CFA Arose this morning very much refreshed although in very low spirits on account of the loss ... 17 February 1824 — 19 February 1824 CFA Arose this morning 17th after having spent a very moderately comfortable night, and made a ...

March

1 March 1824 — 31 March 1824 CFA Journal of a Vacation spent in Washingtonin the Winter of my Junior Year,from December 22d. ... 1 March 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitations all day, quiet at home, Dr. Johnson, Life of Pope, evening at ... 2 March 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield. Lectures, Mr. Willard, Mr. Farrar, Tacitus, evening, Lyceum ... 3 March 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Spanish, Tacitus, lecture, Mr. Willard, Mr. Farrar, ... 4 March 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, a Forensic, Tacitus, Mr. Otis, evening at home. ... 5 March 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Spanish, Lectures, Mr. Willard, Mr. Farrar, Declamation, ... 6 March 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Lecture, Mr. Willard, day quiet at home, Belknap’s Biography, ... 7 March 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, Chapel, Dr. Ware, Dr. Kirkland, very dull, evening at my room, visitors, ... 8 March 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Spanish, Homer, Lectures, Mr. Willard, Mr. Farrar, evening at ... 9 March 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Homer, Lectures, Mr. Willard, Mr. Farrar, evening at ... 10 March 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Spanish, Homer. Lectures, Mr. Willard, Mr. Farrar, purchased ... 11 March 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, a Theme, Homer, Lectures, Mr. Willard, Mr. Farrar. Evening at ... 12 March 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Spanish, Lectures, Mr. Willard, Mr. Farrar. ... 13 March 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, feel very uncomfortable, lounge at the Bookstore, decision of ... 14 March 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, Chapel, Dr. Ware, Dr. Kirkland, sleepy, quiet at home, evening visiters, ... 15 March 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Spanish, Tacitus, Lectures, Mr. Willard, Mr. Farrar, ...

April

1 April 1824 — 30 April 1824 CFA Journal of a Vacation spent in Washingtonin the Winter of my Junior Year,from December 22d. ... 1 April 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, Fast day, Chapel, Dr. Kirkland, Dr. Ware, very interesting. Evening at home, ... 2 April 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Spanish, Lecture, Mr. Farrar, Declamation, evening, walk, ... 3 April 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, lounge at the Book store, purchase, at home all day, finish ... 4 April 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, Chapel, Dr. Kirkland, Dr. Ware, afternoon walk, evening at Tudor’s, ... 5 April 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Spanish, no afternoon exercise, pleasant day, ride to Waltham ... 6 April 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Homer, Lecture, Mr. Farrar, evening quiet at home. ... 7 April 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Spanish, Homer, Lecture, Mr. Farrar, evening visitors, ... 8 April 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, A Forensic, Homer, evening at home, noise at Sheafe’s. ... 9 April 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Spanish, Declamation, Lecture, Mr. Farrar, evening, company ... 10 April 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitation, morning occupied at home, afternoon to Boston with Tudor, ... 11 April 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, Chapel, Mr. Frothingham. Quiet at home, Roscoe’s life of Leo the Tenth. ... 12 April 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, recitation, felt unwell, omitted Spanish exercise, Tacitus, Lecture, Mr. ... 13 April 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Tacitus, Lecture, Mr. Farrar, evening at home, Roscoe’s Leo ... 14 April 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, Spanish, Tacitus, Lecture, Mr. Farrar, evening walk, at Otis’s.... 15 April 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Enfield, A Theme, Tacitus, evening at my room, visits, Lothrop, ...

May

1 May 1824 — 31 October 1824 CFA Dairy of Eventsandof Sentimets. ... 1 May 1824 — 31 October 1825 CFA As with this book, I commence a new plan, it will not be inapropriate to my purpose, to lay ... 1 May 1824 CFA Arose, attended Prayers and morning recitation half an hour afterwards. The interval was ... 1 May 1824 — 31 May 1824 CFA On reexamining attentively and impartially my Journal for the preceding Month and comparing ... 2 May 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, but I arose notwithstanding and immediately sat down to my journal for ... 3 May 1824 CFA Arose and after looking over the lesson in Astronomy, attended Prayers and recitation ... 4 May 1824 CFA Arose and after reexamining my lesson in Astronomy, attended Prayers and recitation. Mr. H. ... 5 May 1824 CFA Arose and after a very slight review of my lesson attended Prayers and recitation. ... 6 May 1824 CFA Spent an hour this morning studying my Astronomy lesson, then attended Prayers and ... 7 May 1824 CFA Arose and after reading over Astronomy, attended Prayers and recitation after which I wrote ... 8 May 1824 CFA Owing to my being up so late last night I did not arise quite so early this morning and ... 9 May 1824 CFA Arose very late this morning after having missed Prayers. The late hour at which I retired ... 10 May 1824 CFA Arose and after again looking over my Astronomy attended Prayers. Did the same between ... 11 May 1824 CFA Studied my Astronomy before Prayers and spent the interval in writing my Journal. After ... 12 May 1824 CFA Looked over my Astronomy with more care than usual, attended Prayers and having spent the ... 13 May 1824 CFA Arose and studied my lesson, both before Prayers and in the Interval. Mr. Hayward would not ... 14 May 1824 CFA Missed Morning Prayers and recitations all day. My feelings to day were not of a sort to ... 15 May 1824 CFA Arose considerably refreshed although feeling still quite feverish in consequence of which I ... 16 May 1824 CFA Arose feeling considerably better, but not clear of the burning feeling which has been ... 17 May 1824 CFA Arose, feeling perfectly well, but having fixed my mind upon going away I went to the ... 18 May 1824 CFA Although not extraordinarily late, I found my breakfast laid by and the room cleaned up. I ... 19 May 1824 CFA I this Morning changed the time of rising according to admonition, and appeared downstairs ... 20 May 1824 CFA Arose this Morning and immediately after breakfast took a long walk with Thomas Hellen to my ... 21 May 1824 CFA Very late this Morning, Every body having done breakfast some time since. Although the ... 22 May 1824 CFA The ladies having become exceedingly scandalized at our late hours of rising sent up ... 23 May 1824 CFA Arose early, comparatively speaking with yesterday. Owing to the state of my dress, I did ... 24 May 1824 CFA This Morning was employed as usual, I doing nothing except reading the second part of ... 25 May 1824 CFA Employed this morning as usual. We are so monotonous here at present that it is hardly ... 26 May 1824 CFA Arose very late this morning owing to the late hour at which we retired, Thomas and I having ... 27 May 1824 CFA Thomas Hellen took his leave this morning for Exeter, evidently much against his will. He is ... 28 May 1824 CFA Up very late this morning, so that the morning passed rapidly. I finished Mrs. Opie and read ... 29 May 1824 CFA After a breakfast a la Solitaire, I sat with the family all the Morning neglecting my usual ... 30 May 1824 CFA Owing to the heat of the night, the jarring of the last evening it ... 31 May 1824 CFA George went this morning before I was up and Mrs. Harrod still remained one day more with us....

June

1 May 1824 — 31 October 1824 CFA Dairy of Eventsandof Sentimets. ... 1 May 1824 — 31 October 1825 CFA As with this book, I commence a new plan, it will not be inapropriate to my purpose, to lay ... 1 June 1824 CFA Arose much as usual. Mrs. Harrod went to Boston this Morning with Mrs. Adams and Thomas. Her ... 1 June 1824 — 30 June 1824 CFA I have read my Journal over, and find a sad deficiency this Month in my resolutions which ... 2 June 1824 CFA Owing to unusual negligence I did not close the month of May until today. I did not enter ... 3 June 1824 CFA I was compelled to change my determination of returning to Cambridge today partly by the ... 4 June 1824 CFA Upon rising this Morning, I found the weather bad for my intended departure, but would not ... 5 June 1824 CFA I did not attend Prayers this Morning as they were voluntary and it would have been too ... 6 June 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this Morning, this being the last which it is my intention to allow myself to ... 7 June 1824 CFA Arose and attended Prayers, and recitation in Astronomy half an hour afterwards. Very much ... 8 June 1824 CFA Arose and after reading two Chapters in Genesis, attended Prayers, after which I looked over ... 9 June 1824 CFA Attended Prayers, but was very late in getting up. My walk of last Evening had fatigued me ... 10 June 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and having looked over my review in the interval, recitation. I was called ... 11 June 1824 CFA After a very sleepless night, from what cause I know not, I arose, dressed myself and read ... 12 June 1824 CFA Attended Prayers, read two Chapters in the Bible, looked over my lesson and went to ... 13 June 1824 CFA My excessive fatigue of yesterday made me sleep until the break­fast bell had announced the ... 14 June 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation this morning, read my two Chapters as usual and the fourth ... 15 June 1824 CFA Attended Prayers but as usual had no recitation this Morning. I read my Chapters in the ... 16 June 1824 CFA Missed Prayers. At study bell I attended a lecture of Mr. Channings. His subject today he ... 17 June 1824 CFA I missed Prayers and recitation this morning as I had not got my lesson and was very sleepy. ... 18 June 1824 CFA Arose and having read my Enfield over attended Prayers and recitation. I then read Cowper’s ... 19 June 1824 CFA I missed Prayers and recitations this morning unintentionally how­ever as I had intended to ... 20 June 1824 CFA My excessive fatigue and uncomfortable night made me delay my time of rising until very late ... 21 June 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Enfield this Morning reading my Chapters in the recess. ... 22 June 1824 CFA Missed Prayers as I did not awake early enough by about one minute. I read my Bible and ... 23 June 1824 CFA Attended Prayers, read my lesson over, and my Bible, lastly went to recitation. We this ... 24 June 1824 CFA Missed Prayers again this Morning through mere negligence, but attended recitation. I have ... 25 June 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitation in Enfield this morning although I have already taken a very ... 26 June 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitation this Morning although it is among the first in the quarters, ... 27 June 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, but attended Chapel on one of the warmest days we have had this year. There ... 28 June 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this Morning although very anxious to attend indeed. I had cautioned Sheafe ... 29 June 1824 CFA Attended Prayers this Morning for the first time for some days, and recitation. After ... 30 June 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation, but very luckily was not called upon in the latter, ...

July

1 May 1824 — 31 October 1824 CFA Dairy of Eventsandof Sentimets. ... 1 May 1824 — 31 October 1825 CFA As with this book, I commence a new plan, it will not be inapropriate to my purpose, to lay ... 1 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Enfield this morning, after which I read my Chapters in ... 2 July 1824 CFA I had intended to have gone to recitation but my rest this night was disturbed by horrible ... 3 July 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitation again for I could not help it, the lesson was so hard and I ... 4 July 1824 CFA Arose, after having again missed Prayers, but this is as usual for I have not attended one ... 5 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation this morning, being prevented from sleeping by the firing of ... 6 July 1824 CFA Arose considerably but not entirely refreshed from the dreadful fatigue of yesterday. I have ... 7 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitations this morning very fortunately, and was called upon in a ... 8 July 1824 CFA Missed Prayers but awoke in sufficient time to attend recitation, not in very good time for ... 9 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Enfield but was not called upon, Mr. Hayward very seldom ... 10 July 1824 CFA Arose and after reading over my lesson attended Prayers and recitation in Enfield in which ... 11 July 1824 CFA Arose considerably refreshed this Morning, and took breakfast. Found Cunningham here, an ... 12 July 1824 CFA Arose and attended Prayers and recitations. I was taken up this morning but it is ... 13 July 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitation very unintentionally indeed, my drowsy faculties predominating.... 14 July 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitation again this morning, although I had cautioned Richardson last ... 15 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and the last recitation in Enfield. I am rejoiced at this as it has been an ... 16 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography. Mr. Heyward has cheated the class very ... 17 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography. Went to the bookstore and Athenaeum, found ... 18 July 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this Morning, as usual with me, this being truly my only morning of rest in ... 19 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography this Morning. I was not taken up as usual. I ... 20 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography this morning and was taken up upon a sum I did ... 21 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and, after employing the interval in getting my lesson, recitation in ... 22 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography. After breakfast I sat myself down and wrote a ... 23 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography, and then came home and dressed myself for I ... 24 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography. A very remarkable thing indeed after a ... 25 July 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this morning according to privilege, which I do enjoy most exceedingly, it ... 26 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography. After breakfast attended Mr. Channing’s ... 27 July 1824 CFA Arose and looked over my lesson before Prayers, which I attended, and recitation in ... 28 July 1824 CFA Arose and studied my Topography, after which I attended Prayers and recitation in it. After ... 29 July 1824 CFA Arose and looked over my lesson, but felt so much fatigued that I went to sleep again until ... 30 July 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography, fortunately was taken up in the Commencement ... 31 July 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitation this morning for the first time for almost three weeks. This ...

August

1 May 1824 — 31 October 1824 CFA Dairy of Eventsandof Sentimets. ... 1 May 1824 — 31 October 1825 CFA As with this book, I commence a new plan, it will not be inapropriate to my purpose, to lay ... 1 August 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this morning as usual and from a slight indisposition sent Sheafe to state it ... 2 August 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation this Morning in Topography. I was taken up first but did not ... 3 August 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and, after the interval, recitation. After breakfast, I went to the reading ... 4 August 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography but was not taken up as usual. After ... 5 August 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and, after the interval, recitation in Topography. The lesson was nothing ... 6 August 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography. Came home and spent the time until lecture in ... 7 August 1824 CFA I missed Prayers this morning, not hearing either bell. I arose however in time to attend ... 8 August 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this morning and was at breakfast about the usual time. I employed my Morning ... 9 August 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography. Was taken up and acquitted myself with about ... 10 August 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography in which this morning I was exceedingly ... 11 August 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography. I was left in peace this morning for once. ... 12 August 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography. This is the commencement of the easy part of ... 13 August 1824 CFA Arose too late for Prayers, to which I trusted last night to copy the sums which were this ... 14 August 1824 CFA Attended Prayers, but we were rejoiced this morning at finding that Mr. Hayward was absent ... 15 August 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this morning, the last Sunday in the Junior Year in which I have not attended ... 16 August 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation this morning. I copied all my sums in the interval and ... 17 August 1824 CFA Arose but late for this house as they breakfast earlier here than at Cambridge. The day an ... 18 August 1824 CFA On this day I am seventeen years old. Early in life and full of hopes, entering into the ... 19 August 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitation this Morning, it being the last Exercise in the term. We found ... 20 August 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this Morning, arose, and found myself much refreshed. After taking breakfast ... 21 August 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this morning, arose, feeling again restored to strength. Found myself on the ... 22 August 1824 CFA Arose and spent the morning reading Redgauntlet and writing my Journal. The novel I finished ... 23 August 1824 CFA Arose earlier than usual this morning in order to prepare for the Stage to go to Boston. I ... 24 August 1824 CFA Arose much later than I had any idea of, and after breakfasting, went down to the Athenaeum ... 25 August 1824 CFA Arose and walked out immediately to the Athenaeum. The village was becoming very much ... 26 August 1824 CFA Arose a Senior Sophister at Harvard University. Although the day was not fair, company began ... 27 August 1824 CFA Arose but much too late for the Stage in which I intended to have gone. I just gave Tudor a ... 28 August 1824 CFA Arose and after breakfast sat down to the important business of writing my Journal which has ... 29 August 1824 CFA Arose but cannot say I was quite lucky enough to word omitted breakfast, for somehow or ... 30 August 1824 CFA Arose early this morning as I wished to take advantage of the stage to Boston in order to go ... 31 August 1824 CFA Arose extremely late, the weather very rainy indeed and making it evident that amusement ...

September

1 May 1824 — 31 October 1824 CFA Dairy of Eventsandof Sentimets. ... 1 May 1824 — 31 October 1825 CFA As with this book, I commence a new plan, it will not be inapropriate to my purpose, to lay ... 1 September 1824 CFA Arose, weather still rainy. I spent the morning in writing my Journal comfortably in the ... 2 September 1824 CFA Arose and after breakfast as my Uncle wished to write this morning which deprives me of the ... 3 September 1824 CFA Arose just in time to get into the stage for Boston. I had expected to have gone in a ... 4 September 1824 CFA Arose and after breakfast, as it rained very violently, I kept myself in the house this ... 5 September 1824 CFA Arose rather late this morning and therefore could do but little before it was time to ... 6 September 1824 CFA Arose quite late this morning owing to a restless and disturbed night, and after a short ... 7 September 1824 CFA Arose very late again today and found all the family at their occupations and even my mother ... 8 September 1824 CFA Arose and breakfasted, the day bleak and rainy. I consequently remained at home throughout. ... 9 September 1824 CFA Arose and breakfasted, the day fair but exceedingly cold. I was shivering the greater part ... 10 September 1824 CFA Arose and after breakfasting, I read the paper and wrote my Journal, matters of not very ... 11 September 1824 CFA Arose a little earlier than I had myself expected considering that I had been up until so ... 12 September 1824 CFA It was so late this morning before I arose that I found it impossible to do any thing before ... 13 September 1824 CFA Arose earlier than usual this morning being roused by a call from my Uncle to go shooting ... 14 September 1824 CFA Arose and after breakfasting, took the opportunity to write my Journal, before setting off ... 15 September 1824 CFA Arose, day extremely warm, indeed the three last have been as hot as any part of the summer. ... 16 September 1824 CFA Arose feeling quite unwell as I had no rest whatever during the night, and I found myself in ... 17 September 1824 CFA Arose though not feeling much better in health. What could have brought on my sickness, I am ... 18 September 1824 CFA Arose considerably better than I was before and with spirits considerably revived. I first ... 19 September 1824 CFA Up early this morning and for once breakfasted with the family. The weather misty, rainy and ... 20 September 1824 CFA Arose and after breakfast reviewed a part of Paley as usual. It was a part which is the ... 21 September 1824 CFA Arose and was greeted in the first place by a letter from John. It was a long one but not ... 22 September 1824 CFA Arose and after breakfast read twenty five pages farther in Paley as a sort of preparative ... 23 September 1824 CFA Arose and after breakfast read over twenty five pages more of Paley which finishes all that ... 24 September 1824 CFA Arose and after breakfast commenced my preparations for departure. This house is today to ... 25 September 1824 CFA Arose and dressed myself quickly in order to get to Mr. Cruft’s in time to see my father and ... 26 September 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this Morning commencing the year in no better way than formerly. I met at ... 27 September 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this Morning although awake before the bell rung. I was in time however for ... 28 September 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation this morning, was not called upon, fortunately, or it would ... 29 September 1824 CFA Attended Prayers this morning although tardy, and recitation afterwards in which I escaped ... 30 September 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation, and was again reprieved for a time. I now think that every ...

October

1 May 1824 — 31 October 1824 CFA Dairy of Eventsandof Sentimets. ... 1 May 1824 — 31 October 1825 CFA As with this book, I commence a new plan, it will not be inapropriate to my purpose, to lay ... 1 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers this morning and recitation in Topography. I was called upon today and ... 2 October 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this morning and did not arise until breakfast time. The class as usual were ... 3 October 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this morning and arose late to breakfast, after which I sat down and wrote my ... 4 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography this morning as usual. After breakfast also, I ... 5 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation and was very unexpectedly called upon by Mr. Hayward. I ... 6 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography. After breakfast, I went as usual to lecture. ... 7 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation, was called upon and acquitted myself as well as usual. ... 8 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation this morning as usual. The room was rather empty this ... 9 October 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and arose in time for breakfast and attendance upon Mr. Everett’s Lecture. He ... 10 October 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and arose just in time for my breakfast. I am now always the last in these ... 11 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation this Morning as usual. After breakfast attended Lecture. Mr. ... 12 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation as usual in Topography. Part of the class have seceded so ... 13 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation this morning, without any thing uncommon happening. After ... 14 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography as usual. After breakfast went to Mr. ... 15 October 1824 CFA Arose and dressed myself, my brother according to his usual custom having arisen much ... 16 October 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this morning without my intending it in the least. After breakfast attended ... 17 October 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, and as I did not feel exceedingly well, I thought it would be some relief to ... 18 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation this morning to Mr. Hayward with usual success. After ... 19 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography. Our lessons are very much easier than they ... 20 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation this morning as usual. Mr. Hey­ward being extremely ... 21 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography this morning and after breakfast went to ... 22 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography. After breakfast went to Mr. Everett’s Lecture ... 23 October 1824 CFA Missed Prayers again this morning. After Breakfast attended Mr. Everett’s Lecture. He began ... 24 October 1824 CFA Missed Prayers as usual and went to breakfast after having enjoyed a delightful night’s rest.... 25 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation this morning as usual. After breakfast we went to Lecture. ... 26 October 1824 CFA Missed Prayers but attended recitation this morning, the day looking rather threatening for ... 27 October 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitation this morning, being too fatigued to rise early. I was ... 28 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography, after which I attended Lecture but did not ... 29 October 1824 CFA Attended Prayers and recitation in Topography. I went down today to see what had been the ... 30 October 1824 CFA Missed Prayers this Morning and scarcely arose in time to pursue the plan I had proposed. I ... 31 October 1824 CFA Arose and sat myself down to spend the day comfortably at home. I had the good fortune to ...

November

1 May 1824 — 31 October 1825 CFA As with this book, I commence a new plan, it will not be inapropriate to my purpose, to lay ... 1 November 1824 CFA Quincy, arise, breakfast, reading all day, general election for President, my Grandfather, ... 2 November 1824 CFA Arise, go to Boston. Stage. My Uncle, Mr. Cook’s Office. George, business, return to ... 3 November 1824 CFA Arise, continue my name out, employed all day making up my Diary. Evening supper at ... 4 November 1824 CFA Name still out, continue upon my Diary. Lecture from Mr. Everett, evening spent at home. ... 5 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitation in Topography. Mr. Everett’s Lecture. Declamation, evening, ... 6 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, remain at Cambridge all day, employed in reading and writing my Diary. Mr. ... 7 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, attended Chapel, President Kirkland, Mr. Pierpont, finish my large Diary and ... 8 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitation in Topography. Mr. Everett’s Lecture, Mr. Farrar’s and his ... 9 November 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Topography, review, Mr. Everett, Mr. Farrar, miss in Paley, evening, ... 10 November 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Topography, Mr. Everett, Mr. Farrar, Paley. Evening, reading Corinne ... 11 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitation in Topography, writing notes and reading Corinne, no exercises ... 12 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and the last lesson in Topography and Mathematics, Mr. Everett, writing ... 13 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, Mr. Everett closed his course for the season, at Cambridge all day, ... 14 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, excused from Chapel, reading Corinne and writing notes to Mr. Everett’s ... 15 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, lesson set in Gorham, Mr. Farrar and Paley both attended, evening, very ... 16 November 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Astronomy, Paley, Moral Philosophy, evening, Supper at ... 17 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Astronomy, Paley, evening, walk, visit to Rundlet, ... 18 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, recitation, Chemistry. A Theme, day wasted, visits to Bartlett and Chapman, ... 19 November 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Declamation, high spirits. Ride with Otis, Franklin Hotel, ... 20 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, at home all day, reflection, happy feelings, evening very quiet. ... 21 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, Chapel, President Kirkland, Dr. Ware, evening, quiet at home. ... 22 November 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Astronomy, Say’s Political Economy, first lesson, evening at ... 23 November 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Astronomy, Say, evening at Otis’s. Conversation with him ... 24 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitation, unwell and excused from exercises all day, occupied at home. ... 25 November 1824 CFA Omitted all the exercises today, wrote a Forensic, day much wasted, mind unsettled. ... 26 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and other Exercises, ride with Otis, Billiards at the Franklin Hotel, return, ... 27 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, morning quiet at home, visit from Howard, afternoon, Champagne and Whist at ... 28 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, Chapel, Dr. Kirkland, Dr. Ware, evening visit from Howard, Supper at ... 29 November 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Astronomy, Say, evening, small party at Richardson’s, ... 30 November 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Chemistry. Stage to Boston, Dr. Welsh’s, George, dine with him. Stage ...

December

1 May 1824 — 31 October 1825 CFA As with this book, I commence a new plan, it will not be inapropriate to my purpose, to lay ... 1 December 1824 CFA Quincy. Medicine, arise, at home all day. Electoral Colleges vote, much conversation with my ... 2 December 1824 CFA Arise, Thanksgiving day, attend Meeting, Mr. Whitney, moderate sermon, return, dinner as ... 3 December 1824 CFA Arise, weather stormy, remain at home all day, reading the Athenaeum, rather dull, ... 4 December 1824 CFA Arise, weather continues bad, still at home, idling time, Edwards’ West Indies, Abby, Susan ... 5 December 1824 CFA Arise, cold weather, not at Church all day., beyond my time of absence, evening, family, ... 6 December 1824 CFA Arise, Stage to Boston, dine at Dr. Welsh’s, Worsley, conversation with George. Stage to ... 7 December 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Mr. Farrar, Paley, evening, ride to town with Lothrop, ... 8 December 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Mr. Farrar, miss in Say, ride with Rundlet, Savin Hill, ... 9 December 1824 CFA Missed Prayers and recitation in Chemistry, carry up a Theme, Say, evening writing letters, ... 10 December 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Declamation, writing, evening, Supper at ... 11 December 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, nostalgia, morning at home, Boston with Rundlet, George, conversation, Dr. ... 12 December 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, Chapel, Dr. Ware, President Kirkland, stupid, afternoon at Richardson’s, ... 13 December 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Mr. Farrar, Say, evening, part at home, and the rest at ... 14 December 1824 CFA Missed Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Mr. Farrar, Say, evening, a small Supper at Sheafe’s, ... 15 December 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Mr. Farrar, Say, evening, Howard, to Boston, a Ramble, ... 16 December 1824 CFA Prayers, recitation, Chemistry, Dr. Kirkland, leave of absence, ride to Boston, George, with ... 17 December 1824 CFA Quincy, my Grandfather, Conversation, politics, return to Cambridge, pack, again to Boston, ... 18 December 1824 CFA Leave Boston, Stage to Providence, Easterly Storm, arrive at Horton’s, remain for the night, ... 19 December 1824 CFA Leave Providence, Steam boat, College acquaintances, Fisher, Miller, Bonaparte, Elwyn, ... 20 December 1824 CFA Steam boat, leave Newport, Willing, attempts at occupation, going slowly, off New London. ... 21 December 1824 CFA Steam boat, Hell gate, strong current, reach New York, cross to the Steamboat for New ... 22 December 1824 CFA Leave Trenton, Steamboat to Philadelphia, thence to New Castle, Marshall, conversation with ... 23 December 1824 CFA Arrive at Baltimore, wait for Stage, to Washington. Singular companions, arrive at home, ... 24 December 1824 CFA Morning at home, visits to Mrs. Frye, Mr. T. B. Johnson’s, Thomas J. Hellen, return, evening ... 25 December 1824 CFA Morning at home, Christmas day, family dinner at Mr. Frye’s, evening, Chess, my mother’s ill ... 26 December 1824 CFA Morning at home, Church, Capitol, Mt. Vernon, visits, Miss Selden, Miss Cottringers, John, ... 27 December 1824 CFA Morning at home, billiards with John, evening, ball at Mrs. Brown’s, dull, and no ... 28 December 1824 CFA Morning at home, walk, visits, principal people, Johnson Hellen, evening, Miss Pleasonton, ... 29 December 1824 CFA Morning out to walk, purchases, Thomas J. Hellen, evening, Theatre, Damon and Pythias, Mr. ... 30 December 1824 CFA Morning at home, billiards with John, dinner party, Governor Findlay, amusement, evening, ... 31 December 1824 CFA Ride with John, to Alexandria and Mount Vernon, Washington’s tomb, fine day, early return, ...