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January

17 October 1828 — 5 September 1829 CFA Diary ... 1 January 1829 CFA The morning was cloudy and dull which ushered in the New Year. At this time it is not ... 2 January 1829 CFA Morning still cloudy and unpleasant. At the Office. Received a letter from my Mother which ... 3 January 1829 CFA The weather changed during the Night and saluted us this morning with a most bitter cold. ... 4 January 1829 CFA The weather did not relax at all in the intensity of cold. I suffered very much in dressing ... 5 January 1829 CFA Left Medford quite late this morning, anticipating a cold and disagreeable ride, and as ... 6 January 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, and in the Court of Common Pleas. I was this day admitted to practice ... 7 January 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Received a letter from my Father but without a remittance. It was ... 8 January 1829 CFA The day of the hero’s glory came in Clouds and rain. We had not so much noise and stuff this ... 9 January 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Weather very disagreeable and the streets wet and muddy. I finished ... 10 January 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Received a letter from my Aunt Smith, instead of the usual one from ... 11 January 1829 CFA The Cold was almost as severe today as it was last Sunday, giving to us the bitterness of ... 12 January 1829 CFA Returned to town this morning. The weather still cold, but much moderated. Morning at the ... 13 January 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Massachusetts Reports. I was occupied some time in hunting about the ... 14 January 1829 CFA The day was mild and rainy, which kept me at the Office employed almost constantly. This may ... 15 January 1829 CFA The uniformity of a studious life is proverbial. I have little or no account to give of ... 16 January 1829 CFA This was a lovely day and the softness of the air relieved me con­siderably from my pain ... 17 January 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, engaged in writing a letter to my Mother. After which I read the ... 18 January 1829 CFA Still rainy, attended the Meeting in Federal Street and heard Mr. Gannet preach a Sermon ... 19 January 1829 CFA Returned to Boston, rather late and passed the morning, or rather what remained of it, in ... 20 January 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Received at last a letter from my Father with a remittance. There was ... 21 January 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, engaged in writing a reply to my father’s last letter. I touched upon ... 22 January 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, reading the Massachusetts Reports and the third Volume of Kent’s ... 23 January 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Occupied in reading some important cases in the Massachusetts Reports.... 24 January 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Received a very pleasant letter from my Mother, in very good spirits, ... 25 January 1829 CFA Morning cold. Went to Meeting in Federal Street, and heard Mr. Emerson preach a Sermon upon ... 26 January 1829 CFA After waiting an hour or two with Abby, I came into town. The weather was very mild and ... 27 January 1829 CFA Morning foggy with rain. At the Office and in Court. Heard the close of an argument by Mr. ... 28 January 1829 CFA Winter is again upon us, and I do not welcome it with pleasure. But it is early to think of ... 29 January 1829 CFA Morning passed principally in Court, listening to an argument on the part of Mr. Fletcher. I ... 30 January 1829 CFA Morning at the Office; received a pleasant letter from my Mother, in pretty good spirits. ... 31 January 1829 CFA A fit of low spirits has come upon me, from what particular reason, I am not able to say. It ...

February

17 October 1828 — 5 September 1829 CFA Diary ... 1 February 1829 CFA Attended at Church all day at Federal Street. Heard Mr. Gannett whom I liked less even than ... 2 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Occupied in digesting my Notes about the Middlesex Canal, but I was ... 3 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Employed in reading Law and drawing up my paper upon the subject of ... 4 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Occupied much of the time in drawing up a Paper upon the Middlesex ... 5 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Received a pleasant letter from John, asking my assistance in a plan ... 6 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Received very pleasant letters from my Father and Mother. The first ... 7 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Engaged very busily in an answer to my father’s letter of yesterday. ... 8 February 1829 CFA Went to Church this morning at Federal Street and heard Dr. Channing preach a Sermon which ... 9 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, engaged all the morning though I could hardly tell how. I did ... 10 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Not very usefully occupied. I must again resume my old habits which ... 11 February 1829 CFA Arose in better spirits. Morning at the Office, occupied in reading Law. Kent’s ... 12 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, occupied in reading Law. Nothing of any consequence occurred. Dined ... 13 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Suffering under a head ach, the consequence of the wine. I have ... 14 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office but not much occupied. Wrote a letter to my Mother and conversed with ... 15 February 1829 CFA Morning at Meeting at Dr. Channing’s. Heard him but not with much interest. The sameness of ... 16 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Received a pleasant letter from my Mother enclosing a present of a ... 17 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court of Common Pleas. Little of any consequence occurred. I am ... 18 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court. Three days have been passed in a single case of Leonard ... 19 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Reading Law but not with any interest. The multiplicity of subjects ... 20 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. And in Court. Heard a case argued of little importance and without ... 21 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, but rather late. The storm ceased at eight o’clock and we found ... 22 February 1829 CFA Attended divine service all day at the Meeting House in Federal Street. Heard Dr. Channing ... 23 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, engaged in examining my Papers for some years past and destroying ... 24 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court. Little going on of any importance. The day rather dull ... 25 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court. The place was crowded as it was expected that a case of ... 26 February 1829 CFA The morning opened with a heavy rain, which acting upon the snow already on the ground, laid ... 27 February 1829 CFA Morning cold and unpleasant. At the Office and in Court. This Controversy has at last ... 28 February 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Wrote a letter to my Mother and a short Note to my father besides ...

March

17 October 1828 — 5 September 1829 CFA Diary ... 1 March 1829 CFA Attended service in the morning and heard Mr. Gannet deliver a Sermon as usual. Differing ... 2 March 1829 CFA Passed an hour with Abby previous to my return to town, pleasantly enough. The day was fair ... 3 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Weather tolerably mild at last. After being engaged some time in ... 4 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, and in the Supreme Court where I listened to a case of not much ... 5 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in the Supreme Court. Arguments to unimportant Cases. The weather ... 6 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in the Supreme Court. Heard an argument in the case of the N.E. ... 7 March 1829 CFA I attended in the Supreme Court as much as I could but was exceedingly interrupted divers ... 8 March 1829 CFA Attended divine service and heard Mr. Gannet deliver a Sermon somewhat in the usual style. I ... 9 March 1829 CFA Returned to town rather earlier than usual, as Mr. Brooks came in with me. The morning was ... 10 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court. Heard arguments as usual. Nothing material taking place. ... 11 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in the Supreme Court. Cases of little interest going on so that ... 12 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court. A heavy rain which promises to have an effect upon the ... 13 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court. Little or nothing going on and I feel excessively tired ... 14 March 1829 CFA Received a long letter from my father this morning, giving his account of the new ... 15 March 1829 CFA Morning cold. Attended divine Service at the Church on Federal Street and heard Mr. Gannet ... 16 March 1829 CFA Morning cloudy. Returned to town rather late in order to give time for my Gig to be repaired.... 17 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, occupied in copying my letter to my Father, which took me nearly the ... 18 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Nothing remarkable. Called into the Justices Court to enter my first ... 19 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court. The land cause was going on and as I took no interest in ... 20 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Passed in reading Blackstone with some attention. I find myself more ... 21 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Looked over some Chapters of Blackstone and a long Essay of Mr. ... 22 March 1829 CFA Attended divine service all day, at Dr. Channing’s. Heard in the morning Mr. Gannet to whose ... 23 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court. The Judges passed the morning in delivering opinions ... 24 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court. Heard an argument upon a Case which was not interesting ... 25 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court. Heard an Argument upon a Case relating to Nahant Hotel. ... 26 March 1829 CFA Returned to town this morning without accident. Found a letter for me at the Office from my ... 27 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court. Found a case of but little in­terest and did not remain ... 28 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court, but finding nothing very instructive there I occupied ... 29 March 1829 CFA The day was lovely, being the first of the kind which we have had during this season. As ... 30 March 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court. Heard an argument which did not instruct me and so ... 31 March 1829 CFA Morning rainy and dull. At the Office and in Court. Heard an argument upon the right of the ...

April

17 October 1828 — 5 September 1829 CFA Diary ... 1 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. In Court for a short time but the case did not instruct me, so after ... 2 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, and in Court. The Judges occupied the morn­ing in delivering opinions ... 3 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Received a letter from my mother, in good spirits. But I regret to ... 4 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Read Blackstone and felt better than I did yesterday. At twelve I ... 5 April 1829 CFA Morning pleasant. As Abby was decided to remain in town today, I thought I could not do ... 6 April 1829 CFA My room was not remarkably good but I rested pretty well and went to the Office early. Found ... 7 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. But not occupied as I ought to be. Went into the Common Pleas for an ... 8 April 1829 CFA Returned to town with Mr. Brooks. The morning was very fine and the ride pleasant. Found at ... 9 April 1829 CFA The day commenced with clouds and a cold easterly wind which soon brought up a violent storm ... 10 April 1829 CFA Morning cloudy and cold. Returned to town in time to avoid the rain which set in for the ... 11 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Read Blackstone and passed the morning very quietly. In the ... 12 April 1829 CFA Morning clear and pleasant. I took advantage of it to cut my connexion with the Marlborough ... 13 April 1829 CFA Day rather cold for this month but I had a pleasant ride into town from Medford. The roads ... 14 April 1829 CFA This morning is the first which reminds us of the advance of Spring. I went to the Office ... 15 April 1829 CFA Another beautiful day. Morning at the Office. I propose to divide my time now as the ... 16 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. My head still troubled me a little and continued to do so throughout ... 17 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, reading Blackstone. The weather begins to give signs of relenting. At ... 18 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Day clear but cool with an East wind. Wrote a letter to my Mother ... 19 April 1829 CFA Morning cloudy and dark. I remained at the House reading the North American Review. Nothing ... 20 April 1829 CFA Returned to town this morning, the weather being like Spring but damp. Found at the Office ... 21 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Received another letter from my Mother somewhat longer but as I think ... 22 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Felt dull and unwell, but finished a Volume of Blackstone and spent ... 23 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court. Received a pleasant letter from my father upon general ... 24 April 1829 CFA Returned to town this morning. Conversation with George. At the Office reading Blackstone ... 25 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, engaged in writing an answer to my father and in doing it I could not ... 26 April 1829 CFA Morning clear but cold. Rode to Medford to dine. Found Mr. Walker, the Minister of ... 27 April 1829 CFA Returned to town with Abby in company. Weather cold but not unpleasant. At the Office. Found ... 28 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Weather cold and chilly. Reading Blackstone, in the Court of Common ... 29 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. George went positively this morning and left his affairs with me. I ... 30 April 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Read law as usual. Nothing remarkable occurred and I was again ...

May

17 October 1828 — 5 September 1829 CFA Diary ... 1 May 1829 CFA The morning was not by any means such as to merit the character which poets give of the ... 2 May 1829 CFA I sit down to record the Journal of this day with an aching heart and a depressed mind. The ... 3 May 1829 CFA I have heard nothing of this excepting through the public papers but the account is so ... 4 May 1829 CFA My morning was principally occupied in looking over the papers which my brother left at his ... 5 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. The men came this morning to make the repairs to my room. I presume ... 6 May 1829 CFA I have felt utterly unable to apply myself to any study of Law this week and on that ... 7 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Nothing very remarkable occurred. I was engaged much of the time in ... 8 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. I attempted to read a little Law but could not succeed very well. The ... 9 May 1829 CFA Morning, returned to town with Mr. Brooks who was very kind and pleasant. On my return, I ... 10 May 1829 CFA Morning cloudy with showers of rain. I rode to Medford. The country looking beautiful. The ... 11 May 1829 CFA Returned to town in a cold wind and not very pleasant day. Found letters from my father and ... 12 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Weather cool and clear. Received a letter from my Mother in low ... 13 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, and at the House where poor George was, looking over his papers to ... 14 May 1829 CFA Returned to town with Mr. Brooks. The morning was lovely and the ride pleasant. At the ... 15 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Provoked to think that I had no letters. I am now so anxious to hear ... 16 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, weather cloudy and chilly. No letters from home. I wrote a short one ... 17 May 1829 CFA Beautiful spring Morning. I went to Meeting this morning and heard Mr. Stetson preach a long ... 18 May 1829 CFA Another beautiful morning. Returned to town with Mr. Brooks. I felt exceedingly depressed. ... 19 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Still no letters which keeps down my spirits exceedingly. Occupied ... 20 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. The weather which threatened great heat cooled off by one of the ... 21 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. The weather which had been cold and chilly cleared up at noon. I ... 22 May 1829 CFA Returned to town with Mr. Brooks and Abby. The weather was delightful and the softness of ... 23 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Occupied in writing as usual and preparing my room for establishing ... 24 May 1829 CFA The day was beautiful. One of those lovely ones which we have when the new approach of ... 25 May 1829 CFA Returned to town with Mr. Brooks. The weather exceedingly warm and as I was embarrassed with ... 26 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Rainy day but warm. Engaged in writing up my old Index which I intend ... 27 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Engaged very busily all day in arranging my new Office, which is now ... 28 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Occupied as usual in writing and engaged in making my changes. Mr. ... 29 May 1829 CFA Returned to town with Mr. Brooks in a shower of rain, the wind was very chilly and I was in ... 30 May 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, engaged in writing and also reading a little of Starkie on the law of ... 31 May 1829 CFA Morning cloudy but not unpleasant. I rode to Medford and found the family much as usual ...

June

17 October 1828 — 5 September 1829 CFA Diary ... 1 June 1829 CFA Morning cloudy and very cold. I rode into town from Medford early and found the want of some ... 2 June 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Weather cold and chilly. After writing a portion of my Index, a ... 3 June 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, occupied much as usual, in writing and reading the law of Evidence. ... 4 June 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Weather again warm and pleasant. I was tempted foolishly to day to go ... 5 June 1829 CFA Returned to town this morning with Mr. Brooks. Found a letter at last, from my Mother, but ... 6 June 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Engaged in writing as usual. I did not reform this morning, but ... 7 June 1829 CFA The day which commenced with clouds and a little rain cleared off remarkably fine. I ... 8 June 1829 CFA Returned to town with Mr. Brooks, weather showery but quite mild. Arrived at the Office, and ... 9 June 1829 CFA Morning at the Office but did not remain there for I passed a part of it in the Supreme ... 10 June 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in the Supreme Court. I employed myself as much as I could in ... 11 June 1829 CFA Returned to town early with Mr. Brooks. Found no later information from my father which ... 12 June 1829 CFA Morning at the Office and in Court. I listened to rather a dull argument this day. ... 13 June 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Attended Court for a little while but found nothing of any ... 14 June 1829 CFA Not having received any letters from home last night leading me to suppose that my presence ... 15 June 1829 CFA Returned to town early this morning and not in very good humour, for Abby was not pleasant ... 16 June 1829 CFA Morning fine. I arose early and enjoyed the pleasure of the air, in going to take a bath on ... 17 June 1829 CFA Morning fine. I arose early and took a Bath though the water was low and not very pleasant. ... 18 June 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Occupied in reading and writing, first my Journal, then Starkie and ... 19 June 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Wrote my Journal and copied a portion of my Index but was much ... 20 June 1829 CFA Morning at the Office a short time, and engaged for the remainder in making purchases at the ... 21 June 1829 CFA Fine morning after a smart thunder shower. Attended divine service in the morning and heard ... 22 June 1829 CFA Morning, returned to town with Abby, leaving her at Mrs. Dehon’s. I went to the Office. ... 23 June 1829 CFA Rode to town and went to the Office. Engaged the larger part of the morning in arranging my ... 24 June 1829 CFA Morning, rode to town. Engaged busily all the morning in business belonging to my father’s ... 25 June 1829 CFA Morning, return to town. Attended the Sale of the Furniture of Messrs. Clark and Dunn and ... 26 June 1829 CFA Rode to town this morning as usual. Occupied all the morning at the Office in examination of ... 27 June 1829 CFA John and I rode into town this morning and I was busy during the day as usual. I arranged ... 28 June 1829 CFA Morning at Quincy as Abby remained at Winter Hill to preserve Mrs. Everett from loneliness. ... 29 June 1829 CFA Morning to town. The weather showery and unpleasant. Engaged all the morning in duties ... 30 June 1829 CFA Morning to town, weather rainy and disagreeable. Engaged in writing for my father’s affairs ...

July

17 October 1828 — 5 September 1829 CFA Diary ... 1 July 1829 CFA Morning to town with John, weather extremely rainy and unpleasant. I was occupied almost all ... 2 July 1829 CFA Morning to town weather cool but clear. Received a Note from Abby with a long dissertation ... 3 July 1829 CFA Morning to town. Occupied as usual. Met Allyne Otis and had some conversation with him, ... 4 July 1829 CFA This is the Anniversary of our Independence and therefore a public day. I am not fond of ... 5 July 1829 CFA The rain came down with great force during the night and the morning was misty and ... 6 July 1829 CFA Morning to town. The weather which for the past week has been cold and disagreeable, today ... 7 July 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. A pleasant day and easy ride. Passed the larger part of it in making ... 8 July 1829 CFA Morning to town. Occupied all the morning in sundry duties as usual. I went to see about the ... 9 July 1829 CFA Morning to town. Engaged all the morning in an appraisement of the Books belonging to my ... 10 July 1829 CFA My brother rode to town with me this morning as he takes leave of us for Washington again. ... 11 July 1829 CFA Morning to town. At the Office. Deposited Miss Oliver’s money, and then met the Appraisers ... 12 July 1829 CFA At home all day. Ennuyé un peu. Too many people here. I cannot somehow or other get along ... 13 July 1829 CFA Returned to town, accompanied by Mr. Brooks, and the road seemed short but the day was ... 14 July 1829 CFA Morning to town. Attended Court all the morning. The new Docket was called but I was late ... 15 July 1829 CFA Morning to town after copying a number of letters for my father, which detained me until ... 16 July 1829 CFA Morning to town with Abby who went to make visits in no very good humour. It was so warm ... 17 July 1829 CFA Morning to town. Engaged so much by my father that I got in quite late. I then went to West ... 18 July 1829 CFA Delayed very considerably by my father in order to copy certain letters which he wished me ... 19 July 1829 CFA At home all day. Heavy rain fell in the morning. I did not attend divine service, ... 20 July 1829 CFA Morning to town with Mr. Brooks and Abby. The day was misty and damp, the wind being east, ... 21 July 1829 CFA Morning to town. Occupied first in going to Hancock Street to see about the sale of Mr. ... 22 July 1829 CFA Morning to town, weather exceedingly warm. I went into the Common Pleas for a few moments to ... 23 July 1829 CFA Morning to town. Occupied during the morning in copying some Executors papers for my father, ... 24 July 1829 CFA Returned to town this morning, and passed it as I usually do in the performance of a ... 25 July 1829 CFA Morning to town but very late. My father first entering into conversation with me upon the ... 26 July 1829 CFA Passed all day at home at Medford. The day pleasant but quite cool. I read the remaining ... 27 July 1829 CFA Returned to town this morning. Passed it in a manner not altogether so useful as I might ... 28 July 1829 CFA Arose early this morning in order to start with my father for Weston. He having fixed this ... 29 July 1829 CFA Morning to town, threatening a warm day but without being so. My time was taken up in ... 30 July 1829 CFA Returned to town bringing Abby with me as far as Charlestown. The weather which looked ... 31 July 1829 CFA Morning to town in a shower of rain, the weather being exceedingly changeable. It cleared up ...

August

17 October 1828 — 5 September 1829 CFA Diary ... 1 August 1829 CFA The weather had changed so much as to affect me sensibly with cold in riding to town this ... 2 August 1829 CFA Morning at home, engaged in reading the last Number of the Quarterly of Philadelphia. Not ... 3 August 1829 CFA Morning to town with Mrs. Frothingham and Abby in the Carriage. Engaged first in drawing and ... 4 August 1829 CFA Morning to town, but before I had reached it a most violent shower came on nearly as bad as ... 5 August 1829 CFA Morning to town. Occupied a little at the commencement of the day but afterwards my friend ... 6 August 1829 CFA Morning to town. Abby in low spirits about her Mother and I could not rouse her. This ... 7 August 1829 CFA Morning to town. Weather quite warm. After spending a short time at the Office, I went up ... 8 August 1829 CFA Morning to town. The weather exceedingly warm. At the Office. Received a most extraordinary ... 9 August 1829 CFA Morning exceedingly warm and sultry. Remained at home all day and wasted it shockingly. I ... 10 August 1829 CFA Morning to town accompanied by Abby. Called in passing upon Mr. Stetson to inquire of whom ... 11 August 1829 CFA Morning to town, but I find myself so late in reaching it that I am hurried for time very ... 12 August 1829 CFA Morning to town. Having reformed my practice, I got to town quite in reasonable time today. ... 13 August 1829 CFA Morning to town. Engaged as usual in a diversity of pursuits connected with my father’s ... 14 August 1829 CFA Morning to town. Mr. Frothingham came in with me and we had much conversation upon many ... 15 August 1829 CFA We were visited early this morning with the most severe thunderstorm that I have heard or ... 16 August 1829 CFA Morning at home. As it is the ettiquette for a lady not to go to public places after she is ... 17 August 1829 CFA Morning to town accompanied by Mr. Frothingham. Conversation upon the late report of an ... 18 August 1829 CFA This morning marks my twenty second birth day. Much has passed since the last event of the ... 19 August 1829 CFA I left Walpole early this morning. The weather cleared up with a cool wind which made my ... 20 August 1829 CFA I slept or rather remained in my berth until we reached New York not being willing to trust ... 21 August 1829 CFA Morning passed in doing little or nothing. John and I took a stroll up Broadway, very far ... 22 August 1829 CFA It was just after the Clock struck twelve, that my brother’s Wife burst into my room in the ... 23 August 1829 CFA I arose in the morning feeling refreshed and strengthened but still somewhat low spirited. ... 24 August 1829 CFA I have unwittingly written what happened on Tuesday when I should in the order of time have ... 25 August 1829 CFA Morning to town in the Carriage as I wished to have it repaired and have one of the horses ... 26 August 1829 CFA Morning to town but rather late owing to some conversation with my father which detained me. ... 27 August 1829 CFA Morning to town, Conversation with my father upon his property. Many very heavy calls upon ... 28 August 1829 CFA Returned to town with Mr. Brooks after writing Mr. Stetson a Note to ask him to officiate as ... 29 August 1829 CFA Morning to Boston and the Office. Occupied in writing and arranging some affairs for ... 30 August 1829 CFA Morning at home. Abby did not go to Meeting, this being the time of probation and we spent ... 31 August 1829 CFA Morning return to town, with Abby whom I left at the House. Then to the Office where I was ...

September

17 October 1828 — 5 September 1829 CFA Diary ... 1 September 1829 CFA Morning to town but rather late, having to copy and prepare a number of letters for my ... 2 September 1829 CFA Morning, early return to Boston calling upon Mr. Bartlett on the way and obtaining the ... 3 September 1829 CFA Morning passed in separating all my affairs and living at Quincy. I now take a final leave ... 4 September 1829 CFA An accidental circumstance which deprived me of this Book at the proper Season for ... 5 September 1829 CFA Morning to the Office as soon as I found Abby had somebody with her to amuse her. Obtained ... 6 September 1829 CFA I was at home during the whole of the day. Abby would not go out to Meeting and I did not ... 7 September 1829 CFA Morning at home until ten o’clock with Abby. Then finding she had some of her friends ... 8 September 1829 CFA Arose this morning and breakfasted a little late, my wife being quite unwell. I sat with her ... 9 September 1829 CFA Morning passed very happily. To the Office but there had for the first time a little fit of ... 10 September 1829 CFA Morning to the Office as usual but I was able to do little or nothing as I had hardly seated ... 11 September 1829 CFA Morning after a deal of trouble at home, to the Office. One of the troubles of ... 12 September 1829 CFA The morning brought with it better spirits and more contented feelings. I went to the Office ... 13 September 1829 CFA Morning quietly at home writing my Journal, a thing I have not had an opportunity of doing ... 14 September 1829 CFA Morning at the Office after reading for a little while in Devereux to Abby who was suffering ... 15 September 1829 CFA Morning to the Office after some Conversation with Abby upon the circumstances of my ... 16 September 1829 CFA Morning exceedingly chilly and disagreeable, so that the house and Country seemed raw and ... 17 September 1829 CFA Morning at the Office as usual. My occupations are not now decided enough and I must take ... 18 September 1829 CFA Arose early having felt slightly unwell this morning from an attack of pain in the stomach ... 19 September 1829 CFA Morning to the Office. Finding myself in want of occupation I commenced Marshall’s Book on ... 20 September 1829 CFA I did not arise in better humour than when I retired the evening past. And I continued ... 21 September 1829 CFA Returned to town this morning in Mr. Brooks’ Carriage with him, Miss Lydia Phillips, and Mr. ... 22 September 1829 CFA Arose rather late and after breakfast which I took in my solitary way, I waited for Abby’s ... 23 September 1829 CFA Morning after leaving Abby, I went down to the Office and sat reading Marshall a large ... 24 September 1829 CFA Morning to the Office and then according to appointment to the Houses in Tremont Street to ... 25 September 1829 CFA Morning rainy and unpleasant. After lounging at home as usual considerably longer than I ... 26 September 1829 CFA Morning to the Office. Occupied in reading a little of Marshall but I did not progress much. ... 27 September 1829 CFA Morning fine but of the clear cold weather rather showing the season of November than our ... 28 September 1829 CFA The weather this morning was clear and cold and we enjoyed our ride to town notwithstanding ... 29 September 1829 CFA Morning rainy and unpleasant. I arose suffering very heavily from my cold. I do not know how ... 30 September 1829 CFA My morning after going to the Office was very much taken up by the calls of different ...

October

1 October 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, arranging the Affairs of the Quarter. Re­ceived my father’s tax bill ... 2 October 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Spirits rather low. I hold it silly to mention the cause for as my ... 3 October 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, after seeing at the House, Mr. Conant, one of the Tenants of the ... 4 October 1829 CFA Morning opened with heavy rain which ceased however at the time commonly fixed to go to ... 5 October 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, weather cold and blustering. On my way I called upon Mrs. Sidney ... 6 October 1829 CFA Morning cold but the weather was clear and the day fine. I went to the Office, but not early ... 7 October 1829 CFA Morning clear and weather warm, so that the weather was fine when we started for the purpose ... 8 October 1829 CFA Contrary to my expectation this morning, I found the weather very clear but with a cold ... 9 October 1829 CFA The morning arose in great beauty. The East Wind which so much troubled us yesterday had ... 10 October 1829 CFA The morning was clear but a little cold, and brought with it the close of my stay at Quincy. ... 11 October 1829 CFA Morning cloudy and clamp. Arose and passed an hour in my study in writing. After which I ... 12 October 1829 CFA Miss Oliver, the Tenant of the House in Hancock Street called to pay me her rent for one ... 13 October 1829 CFA Morning at the Office a portion of the time engaged in my usual business of looking over ... 14 October 1829 CFA Arose a little earlier and by this means succeeded in getting to the Office a little earlier ... 15 October 1829 CFA The morning afforded us one of the finest specimens of Autumnal weather, we have had this ... 16 October 1829 CFA Morning to the Office, occupied in re-examining for a final disposition the old papers and ... 17 October 1829 CFA My morning at the Office was considerably interrupted by visitors who came for different ... 18 October 1829 CFA Morning cloudy with an air chilly and uncomfortable. I attended divine service all day at Mr.... 19 October 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Weather exceedingly warm and for the season a little unusual. I went ... 20 October 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. A man named Brown called upon me about this eternal business of ... 21 October 1829 CFA Morning clear but cold. The weather being of that fine Autumnal kind of which we have now so ... 22 October 1829 CFA I accomplished more this morning than usual before going to the Office, and my library in ... 23 October 1829 CFA Morning fine, with the ground covered with a brilliant white frost, which in it’s appearance ... 24 October 1829 CFA Morning at the Office as usual. Occupied myself in reading Marshall as much as I could, but ... 25 October 1829 CFA The morning was bright and fair and the air as mild as Summer, so that I enjoyed the day ... 26 October 1829 CFA It was impossible to desire a more agreeable day than this. The air was soft and entirely ... 27 October 1829 CFA Morning fine but colder as the warm Clouds had dissolved in rain during the night and left ... 28 October 1829 CFA Morning cool but fine. At the Office as usual and but little interrupted. A Copy of the Life ... 29 October 1829 CFA Morning chilly and many Clouds reminding us of the rapid approach of Winter. I was at my ... 30 October 1829 CFA Morning at the Office, a Cold Storm threatening us all day. I was engaged in reading the ... 31 October 1829 CFA The first incident which happened this morning was a fire, and not far from my House. We ...

November

1 November 1829 CFA The morning was misty and wet, with the air cold and chilly. I attended Divine Service alone ... 2 November 1829 CFA I had two hours of this morning tolerably uninterrupted in which time I read much of the ... 3 November 1829 CFA Morning rainy and weather appearing much as it has done for some time back, Previous to my ... 4 November 1829 CFA Weather cleared off during the Night so that upon this morning it had turned cool and ... 5 November 1829 CFA Weather cold and affording us the experience of what here may be called the second Stage of ... 6 November 1829 CFA Weather Cold. I should like this Winter as I am now in a condition which will promise ... 7 November 1829 CFA The morning set in dark and hazy, and it soon began raining, and continued hard and steady ... 8 November 1829 CFA The rain ceased during the Night but gave way only to a high Wind and chilly weather. As we ... 9 November 1829 CFA Morning clear and pleasant for the season. As soon after breakfast as practicable we ... 10 November 1829 CFA Morning Cloudy and warm. I went to the Office as usual and passed my time in translating a ... 11 November 1829 CFA Morning fine but the Weather becoming more and more decisive. I have not yet succeeded in ... 12 November 1829 CFA Morning fine and clear. At the Office as usual. Commenced the corrected translation of the ... 13 November 1829 CFA I was obliged to rise early this morning in order to get ready to go on my expedition to ... 14 November 1829 CFA My eyes opened this morning to behold the snow lying thickly on the earth. This was to me ... 15 November 1829 CFA The morning was clear and cold. We determined to go to Medford, according to promise while ... 16 November 1829 CFA The morning was cloudy and very cold. I have not experienced a day yet which felt so ... 17 November 1829 CFA Morning cloudy, which afterwards changed and became a warm and heavy rain throughout the day ... 18 November 1829 CFA Morning cloudy but as mild as Summer. I went to the Office and was occupied much of the ... 19 November 1829 CFA My days now pass in so regular a routine, that I feel as if it was hardly necessary in my ... 20 November 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Weather changed again and become cold. I found the glass in my room ... 21 November 1829 CFA Morning to the Office. Weather cloudy but not cold. Engaged in writing as usual some of my ... 22 November 1829 CFA Morning cloudy attended with a drizzling rain, making the day very unpleasant though quite ... 23 November 1829 CFA Morning very dark with rain. The weather unusually warm and the Storm attended with Thunder ... 24 November 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Weather again turned off clear and cold. I went early this morning to ... 25 November 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Weather bright and cold. I attempted a little translation but did not ... 26 November 1829 CFA Morning opened cloudy and with rain. I sat in my Study after breakfast and wrote a letter to ... 27 November 1829 CFA We returned to town this morning, my Wife in the little Carriage with my Father, myself with ... 28 November 1829 CFA Morning damp and chilly, I went to the Office unusually late. After doing my usual business ... 29 November 1829 CFA The rain poured in Torrents during the Night, and continued in a kind of drizzle throughout ... 30 November 1829 CFA The morning was delightfully clear and pleasant for us to return to town but we did not ...

December

1 December 1829 CFA Morning at the Office a little earlier than usual. I find that I waste so much time as to ... 2 December 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Engaged in making my Translation, which on this morning I completed, ... 3 December 1829 CFA My father left us this morning before daylight in the Providence Stage. I felt his departure ... 4 December 1829 CFA Morning at the Office as usual. Time occupied partly in reading the Edinburgh Review. This ... 5 December 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Finished the remainder of the Edinburgh Review. This publication is ... 6 December 1829 CFA The morning opened fine and mild but continued not in the same mood. The heat of the weather ... 7 December 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Weather cloudy with mist. I began reading over Mr. Williston’s Book ... 8 December 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. The weather was lovely, more like the softness of the latter part of ... 9 December 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Continued my Writing which I carried on with spirit and rose from it ... 10 December 1829 CFA Mrs. Everett left us this morning. I went to the Office as usual and passed the morning. My ... 11 December 1829 CFA Morning at the Office as usual. Passed a considerable part of the morning in reading ... 12 December 1829 CFA It was cloudy with wind and rain during the day, being one of those heavy storms of which we ... 13 December 1829 CFA The morning opened clear and cold—The weather of that bracing kind which promises health and ... 14 December 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Time passed rapidly and yet I did but little. Went to the State Bank ... 15 December 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. My time much taken up without being well able to ascertain how. I sat ... 16 December 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. The day looked fair and mild after the quantity of rain which fell ... 17 December 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. Weather quite cold but nevertheless tolerably agreeable. I was ... 18 December 1829 CFA Morning cloudy with a chill of snow in the Air. I went to the Office and passed my morning ... 19 December 1829 CFA The snow was falling gently but fast when we arose this morning but it ceased soon after I ... 20 December 1829 CFA Attended Divine Service all day, at Mr. Frothingham’s Church. The day fine for this month ... 21 December 1829 CFA Morning clear and mild as the middle of Spring. I went to the Office and busied myself as ... 22 December 1829 CFA Morning clear but rather colder than it has been. I went to the Office as usual and was ... 23 December 1829 CFA Morning at the Office. The Officer came and settled with me for Titcomb’s business which ... 24 December 1829 CFA The morning was cloudy and damp, and I did not reach my Office until it was quite late. ... 25 December 1829 CFA The day was warm but damp. I went to the Office as usual and was occupied in reading ... 26 December 1829 CFA Morning Cloudy but not disagreeable. I went to the Office, and occupied myself in looking up ... 27 December 1829 CFA Did not rise very early this morning. But I hope to be able to do so for my time now slips ... 28 December 1829 CFA The morning was cloudy when we arose, but it afterwards cleared up and became a beautiful ... 29 December 1829 CFA Morning fine. I reached the Office quite early and had a fine opportunity for work. I was ... 30 December 1829 CFA Morning at the Office as usual—The weather a continuation of the fine season of warmth we so ... 31 December 1829 CFA Morning Cloudy with a little rain, but yet quite warm. I went to the Office and was busy ...