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January

1 January 1834 — 12 December 1835 CFA No. 8 Diary ... 1 January 1834 CFA The first page of a new volume on New Year’s day—A day which to the young brings all the ... 2 January 1834 CFA The New Year brings with it several duties among which the most important is in a social ... 3 January 1834 CFA Morning colder. Office. Time as much taken up in business affairs as ever. I brought up my ... 4 January 1834 CFA Morning tolerably clear. I was occupied an hour in my weekly visit to Market, after which I ... 5 January 1834 CFA Morning snowy and quite cold. I attended divine Service all day. Heard in the morning Mr. ... 6 January 1834 CFA I find my mornings much shortened from a lazy practice I have of remaining over the fire at ... 7 January 1834 CFA Cold weather. I went to the office where I pursued my occupation of Accounts. Nothing of any ... 8 January 1834 CFA A very beautiful day. Our weather this season has been uncommonly mild and open. I went to ... 9 January 1834 CFA I was again engrossed the whole morning in correcting proof. Mr. Davis was this day elected ... 10 January 1834 CFA Mild day. I went to the Office and passed my time in making up the arrears of the last few ... 11 January 1834 CFA Day mild. I went to the Office. Engaged in accounts and in reading the North American Review.... 12 January 1834 CFA Day stormy, with snow, rain and frost. I attended divine Service all day and heard Mr. ... 13 January 1834 CFA The children give us considerable uneasiness in different ways. And fear and anxiety ... 14 January 1834 CFA Morning clear and cold. The rain and frost immediately following have made the Streets a ... 15 January 1834 CFA Morning clear and cold. I went to the Office. Time taken up in Accounts and making up my ... 16 January 1834 CFA Fine day. I went to the Office. Time passed very uninterruptedly reading the Debates. Mr. ... 17 January 1834 CFA Very mild with a Southerly wind and rain. I went to the Office and passed my time in reading ... 18 January 1834 CFA The day was more like May than January. The baby makes us very uneasy. He has a cold which ... 19 January 1834 CFA The weather continues particularly mild, and probably produces this tendency to colds. I ... 20 January 1834 CFA The child was not so well this morning. His voice was almost gone. The Dr. calls it a ... 21 January 1834 CFA The weather changes to much cooler. The child was pronounced better this morning much to my ... 22 January 1834 CFA This was the first morning which has occurred this winter, of extraordinary severity. I went ... 23 January 1834 CFA Morning still colder. I went to the Office. Occupied in Accounts. I have no time for the ... 24 January 1834 CFA The third cold morning. I went to the Office quite late and found every thing so cold and ... 25 January 1834 CFA Weather moderating. The Dr. finally assured us this morning that our children did not need ... 26 January 1834 CFA My record of Sunday is now little else than that of my religious exercises. A few years ... 27 January 1834 CFA Fine day. I went to the Office rather earlier than usual and was engaged in writing up my ... 28 January 1834 CFA Mild, winter day. I went to the Office. Engaged in writing and had a visit from Mr. Walsh, ... 29 January 1834 CFA Pleasant winter weather. The children appear now to be pretty well and my heart is easy. I ... 30 January 1834 CFA Mild, agreeable weather. I received a short Note from my brother at Washington, though ... 31 January 1834 CFA A delightfully mild day. I went to the Office and from thence to a Meeting of the Directors ...

February

1 January 1834 — 12 December 1835 CFA No. 8 Diary ... 1 February 1834 CFA We were anxious to hear of the little child and at last had an account which promised ... 2 February 1834 CFA A lovely day as I have ever seen at this season of the year. We attended divine service all ... 3 February 1834 CFA Another delightful day. I went to the Office. Engaged as usual in making up my arrears, ... 4 February 1834 CFA The weather holds on mild although it was cloudy today. I passed my time in no better manner ... 5 February 1834 CFA Mild but cloudy. I went to the Office and passed my time in reading the debate in the Senate ... 6 February 1834 CFA Fine morning but it afterwards grew cloudy. I went to the Office and I believe for the first ... 7 February 1834 CFA A snow storm. Such are the alternations of our weather. I went to the Office as usual. ... 8 February 1834 CFA Fine day though cool. I went to the Office and purposed to pass my time industriously in ... 9 February 1834 CFA Weather cloudy. Attended divine service all day. Mr. Putnam. Ecclesiastes 1. 14. “I have ... 10 February 1834 CFA I have rarely known a time when my existence was more monotonous than at present. Even my ... 11 February 1834 CFA Beautiful day. I went to the office. I find my new acquaintance in the room opposite takes ... 12 February 1834 CFA Cold again. I went to the Office but executed little excepting a Lease of the Tenant at ... 13 February 1834 CFA Fine day. I went to the Office and executed the remainder of the Lease to the Farmer at ... 14 February 1834 CFA Morning passed at the office occupied in the same series of nothingness which distinguishes ... 15 February 1834 CFA Mild but cloudy. I went to the Office and spent an hour in reading the Parliamentary Debates.... 16 February 1834 CFA The day was pleasant. I attended divine service and heard Mr. Frothingham preach from Psalms.... 17 February 1834 CFA Cloudy day. I went to the Office and was engaged the whole morning with Tenants. Finding my ... 18 February 1834 CFA Weather singularly mild and pleasant. Our whole month of February has been quite uncommon. I ... 19 February 1834 CFA My morning was wasted in reading over some English Newspapers. There is something quite ... 20 February 1834 CFA A very lovely day. I went to the Office and occupied myself in writing and reading. Made ... 21 February 1834 CFA Fine day. I went to the Office, but did not spend my time as profitably as I might have done.... 22 February 1834 CFA Fine day. Office. I had two or three persons made application to me upon various subjects. ... 23 February 1834 CFA Dull rainy day. I arose late from the disturbed night caused by the child. Attended divine ... 24 February 1834 CFA Cloudy day. I went to the Office, but my time was much taken up by Mr. Walsh who came and ... 25 February 1834 CFA Snowy morning and an appearance of recurring winter. I went to the Office but did very ... 26 February 1834 CFA Morning clear and cooler than for some time past. I went to the Office and from there to a ... 27 February 1834 CFA Fine day. I went to the Office and from thence to Mr. Cogswell’s sale, but got no books. Did ... 28 February 1834 CFA Our weather is perfectly delightful. Mr. Walsh took up the whole morning in conversation ...

March

1 January 1834 — 12 December 1835 CFA No. 8 Diary ... 1 March 1834 CFA Beautiful day. I went to the Office. Occupied in reading the Debates in the British ... 2 March 1834 CFA Snow, clouds and wet weather. I passed my morning hour in reading the Annual Register for ... 3 March 1834 CFA Cooler than it has been. I went to the Office, and passed my time as usual not to much ... 4 March 1834 CFA Lovely morning. The fine weather this season decidedly predominates. A person disordered in ... 5 March 1834 CFA Another very beautiful day. I went to the Office and occupied myself as well as I could with ... 6 March 1834 CFA Hazy and clouds. A few drops of rain from time to time but it cleared away in the evening. ... 7 March 1834 CFA Fine day. I went to the Office. Time taken up by Diary and progress in the Register. I am ... 8 March 1834 CFA My Ink is so pale today, I have great doubts whether I can write. Went to the Office—Weather ... 9 March 1834 CFA Clear and pleasant day. Began Benjamin Constant’s book upon Religion which I bought the ... 10 March 1834 CFA Cool but pleasant. Went to the Office and from thence to the Athenaeum where I spent nearly ... 11 March 1834 CFA Dusty. Office as usual. I brought down a volume of Jefferson’s Memorials to read but did not ... 12 March 1834 CFA Fine day and mild as May. I went to the Office. Occupied in my Accounts and paying off as ... 13 March 1834 CFA A very fine day. I went to the Office and was occupied in my usual manner. Made some ... 14 March 1834 CFA Fine day but cool. I went to the Office, but was not very industrious. Read the National ... 15 March 1834 CFA Our Season is fine but uncommonly dry. I went to the Office, and read the Volume of ... 16 March 1834 CFA Fine day. I read Benjamin Constant. Divine Service all day. Heard Mr. Frothingham from ... 17 March 1834 CFA Fine morning. I went to the Office after a visit from Mr. Stephen Whitney. This is a member ... 18 March 1834 CFA Weather clear and pleasant. I went to the Office and was occupied in making up my Diary, and ... 19 March 1834 CFA Uncommonly warm for the Season. I went down to the Office. My time passed quite unprofitably.... 20 March 1834 CFA It rained last night but was clear in the morning. I read some of Constant, and went to the ... 21 March 1834 CFA I spent most of my morning at the Athenaeum reading in the English Periodicals and amusing ... 22 March 1834 CFA A cold and very windy day, much in character with the month. I amused myself this morning ... 23 March 1834 CFA Cool. Continued and finished d’Haussez whose book has diverted me much. He is satirical ... 24 March 1834 CFA Mild. Read Mrs. Jamieson’s Memoirs of Female Sovereigns, Christina of Sweden—A curious and ... 25 March 1834 CFA Cloudy with occasional showers of hail and rain. Read the Account of Queen Anne by Mrs. ... 26 March 1834 CFA Cool but clear. I went to the Office after lounging some time over Mrs. Jamieson. Her ... 27 March 1834 CFA Fine morning. I went to the Office and was occupied part of my time in Accounts and part of ... 28 March 1834 CFA The season is uncommonly clear and dry. I went to the Office and occupied myself as well as ... 29 March 1834 CFA Lovely day. I was so much tempted to be out that I did not execute much at home. Walked to ... 30 March 1834 CFA The Weather yesterday terminated in a shower and subsequent fall of the temperature more ... 31 March 1834 CFA Fine day. I went to the Office and was occupied very busily in making up my Account for the ...

April

1 January 1834 — 12 December 1835 CFA No. 8 Diary ... 1 April 1834 CFA The weather was blustering with occasional rain. I went to the Office as usual and was ... 2 April 1834 CFA The weather cloudy and dull. I was myself in but indifferent spirits. The answer of my ... 3 April 1834 CFA This was the regular day appointed for Fast according to the custom of this people. I ... 4 April 1834 CFA Fine morning. I went to the Office but not until after I had occupied myself in reading some ... 5 April 1834 CFA Fine day. Office. Mr. William Spear called upon me to let me know that William Field one of ... 6 April 1834 CFA Fine day but cool. I attended Divine Service all day and heard Mr. Frothingham and Mr. ... 7 April 1834 CFA Morning pleasant. I went to the Office and passed my time very easily. My office boy has ... 8 April 1834 CFA Morning cloudy without rain. Went to the Office and from thence to collect Dividends. This ... 9 April 1834 CFA Rainy morning with clouds. I went to the Office but did not spend my time to much advantage. ... 10 April 1834 CFA Morning fine weather. I went to the Office and occupied myself as usual but not to much ... 11 April 1834 CFA I had one of my unpleasant headachs today. Thinking it arose from indigestion I thought I ... 12 April 1834 CFA A very lovely and very warm day. I could not keep much at the Office. Mr. William Spear came ... 13 April 1834 CFA A summer’s day. I walked out upon the Common for an hour after breakfast with my Wife and ... 14 April 1834 CFA Fine day. I went to the Office and was occupied in Accounts to some extent. Conversation ... 15 April 1834 CFA The children seem to be a little disordered which makes us uneasy and unhappy. I trust as I ... 16 April 1834 CFA Morning fine but cool. I did intend to have started at once for Quincy but by going down to ... 17 April 1834 CFA Very warm. I went to the Office. Occupied in various Accounts and lounging in the Insurance ... 18 April 1834 CFA The thunder of yesterday chilled the air for today. I went out early and rode to Quincy. ... 19 April 1834 CFA Morning Cloudy and towards night, rain. I went to the Office and was occupied in a variety ... 20 April 1834 CFA Morning cloudy after the rain but it cleared away before night. I read Basil Hall’s visit to ... 21 April 1834 CFA Cloudy with a thunder storm in the evening. I went to the Office and was tempted from thence ... 22 April 1834 CFA Clouds and chilly atmosphere. I went to the Office. Time rather wasted. Read a little of ... 23 April 1834 CFA Day cloudy with rain. I went to the Office after reading for an hour the story of Gabriel ... 24 April 1834 CFA Fine day but cool. I went out early. Read the Newspapers and called at the Office. Then ... 25 April 1834 CFA Cold morning. I went to the Office after writing for an hour. Time wasted in reading ... 26 April 1834 CFA Fine day although the East wind prevailed. As I had asked a friend or two to dine with me, I ... 27 April 1834 CFA I both eat and drank too much for my wellbeing, yesterday. The consequence was that I did ... 28 April 1834 CFA Morning clear but uncommonly cold for the Season—A sharp frost. I read Helen, a novel by ... 29 April 1834 CFA Pleasant morning. I rode to Quincy. Found things much in the same State, but as there was ... 30 April 1834 CFA Day cloudy with heavy showers. I went to the Office and from thence to the Athenaeum where I ...

May

1 January 1834 — 12 December 1835 CFA No. 8 Diary ... 1 May 1834 CFA A beautiful May day. I went out earlier than usual and was engaged much of my time in ... 2 May 1834 CFA Morning fine although accompanied by an East wind. I rode to Quincy for the purpose of ... 3 May 1834 CFA Fine day. Morning to the Office. Occupied in business. Mr. Spear came in from Quincy and ... 4 May 1834 CFA A fine day. I went to walk with my Wife and child before Meeting. Attended divine service ... 5 May 1834 CFA Morning pleasant. I was engaged for some time in disposing of the various little matters ... 6 May 1834 CFA Heavy rain in the morning, and thick weather all day. I was engaged in details much of my ... 7 May 1834 CFA It held up during the morning but by noon it set in as earnestly as ever and rained heavily ... 8 May 1834 CFA Fine morning with the air mild and pleasant. I went to town accompanied by Mr. Brooks. Time ... 9 May 1834 CFA Fine morning. I went to the Office after riding into town with Mr. Brooks. My time taken up ... 10 May 1834 CFA I had fixed upon this day to go to Quincy, but upon waking, I found it raining heavily which ... 11 May 1834 CFA Morning quite fine. Read some of Madame de Stael’s fine theory of perfectability not a ... 12 May 1834 CFA Cold, gusty day. I went to town and passed an hour there in business. Received a letter from ... 13 May 1834 CFA Quite cold and cheerless for Country life. My Wife has by imprudent exposure caught a ... 14 May 1834 CFA Blustering, cold weather more like the month of March than May. There was a frost this ... 15 May 1834 CFA Weather cold and cheerless. We have frosts every morning which are likely to do great injury.... 16 May 1834 CFA Another frost and the day cold although much pleasanter than it has been. I accompanied Mr. ... 17 May 1834 CFA Weather better today although still very far from warm. I went to town accompanied by Mr. ... 18 May 1834 CFA The first day in character with the Season and very pleasant it was. I amused myself in ... 19 May 1834 CFA A lovely day. I went to town with Mr. Brooks. Time taken up in some Commissions and at the ... 20 May 1834 CFA Day pleasant although somewhat cooler. I read Italian for some time and then rode to town ... 21 May 1834 CFA Very warm and pleasant day. I accompanied Mr. Brooks to town and not having much of any ... 22 May 1834 CFA Fine day but cold. I went to town with Mr. Brooks. Office. Jefferson’s Journal of a Journey ... 23 May 1834 CFA A cold, cloudy day. I accompanied by Mr. Brooks rode to town. Morning passed very quietly at ... 24 May 1834 CFA Morning cloudy and warm. I accompanied Mr. Brooks to town. Time passed at the Office. Mr. W. ... 25 May 1834 CFA Morning cold and raw. The proportion has been very great of this weather during this month. ... 26 May 1834 CFA Cold and cloudy. I went to town in the Carriage with Mr. Brooks and the two Everett children ... 27 May 1834 CFA Morning cloudy with a cold Easterly wind, but it cleared away and became pleasanter in the ... 28 May 1834 CFA Another cloudy, cheerless morning. I accompanied Mr. Brooks to town. Passed some time at the ... 29 May 1834 CFA We are so accustomed to dark, cold, wet mornings now that we hardly expect any thing else. I ... 30 May 1834 CFA Cold and rainy. I notwithstanding made up my mind to go to Quincy, which I accordingly did. ... 31 May 1834 CFA Another cloudy day. I concluded to stay at home. Passed some of my time in reading Italian, ...

June

1 January 1834 — 12 December 1835 CFA No. 8 Diary ... 1 June 1834 CFA Warmer but still cloudy and with occasional showers of rain. I passed much of my day in ... 2 June 1834 CFA Rode to town accompanied by Mr. Brooks. It cleared off and became a fine day. The sight of ... 3 June 1834 CFA A fine day though cool and with a high wind from the Northwest. I went to town with Mr. ... 4 June 1834 CFA Fine day. I went to town accompanied by Mr. Brooks. Office, and to the House from whence I ... 5 June 1834 CFA Very unexpectedly we perceived the sky overcast this morning and it rained very heavily all ... 6 June 1834 CFA Morning cloudy but it afterwards cleared a little. I accompanied Mr. Brooks to town. Nothing ... 7 June 1834 CFA Pleasant day. I rode to town accompanied by Mr. Brooks. Nothing of any consequence ... 8 June 1834 CFA A fine day and in character with the season which has been a rarity heretofore. I passed my ... 9 June 1834 CFA A very warm day indeed. I accompanied Mr. Brooks to town. Passed my time at the Office ... 10 June 1834 CFA Warm day but not like yesterday. We are in general subject here to a rapid alternation from ... 11 June 1834 CFA Fine day. I accompanied Mr. Brooks to town and passed my time very quietly at the Office ... 12 June 1834 CFA Day cool and windy. I went to town accompanied by Mr. Brooks. Office. Nothing of any ... 13 June 1834 CFA The day was cloudy and as I had nothing to do, I concluded to remain at home. Divided my ... 14 June 1834 CFA Morning pleasant although uncommonly cool still. I went to town accompanied by Frank ... 15 June 1834 CFA Morning clear but cool. I read German, finishing the extracts from Goethe in the reader and ... 16 June 1834 CFA Heavy rain this morning so that I made up my mind very quietly to remaining at home. Read ... 17 June 1834 CFA Rode to town, accompanied by Mr. Brooks. Found myself in pretty active request, first by the ... 18 June 1834 CFA Very heavy rain again today. I did not stir out of the House. Read Muller and almost ... 19 June 1834 CFA The day was cloudy with passing showers. I went to town in my own way. Time somewhat taken ... 20 June 1834 CFA Morning pleasant. I went to town accompanied by Mr. Brooks who took me a long Journey round ... 21 June 1834 CFA I did not go to town today. But Mr. Brooks and P. C. Jr. and my wife did go. My occupation ... 22 June 1834 CFA Pleasant day. I read more of Schiller which was interesting and gave me some encouragement ... 23 June 1834 CFA Warm morning. Instead of going to town, I decided upon going to Quincy. I rode round the ... 24 June 1834 CFA Morning warm but misty after which it cleared away. I went into town with Mr. Brooks. Time ... 25 June 1834 CFA I remained very quietly fixed at home today. Passed my morning which went off very rapidly ... 26 June 1834 CFA Weather warm but pleasant. There was a thunder shower in the afternoon. I went to town ... 27 June 1834 CFA A cool but very pleasant day with the wind from the Northwest. I accompanied Mr. Brooks to ... 28 June 1834 CFA Pleasant morning but it clouded up afterwards. I went to the Office after carrying Mr. ... 29 June 1834 CFA Cloudy with a fine rain. I continue my shower baths in the morning begun in warm weather but ... 30 June 1834 CFA Cold, cloudy morning. I accompanied Mr. Brooks to town and passed my whole morning very ...

July

1 January 1834 — 12 December 1835 CFA No. 8 Diary ... 1 July 1834 CFA A cloudy, cool morning. We have as yet had no summer. I went to town alone. And was very ... 2 July 1834 CFA Morning rain so that I omitted my shower bath. Not however without regret as it was sultry. ... 3 July 1834 CFA Morning cloudy with a little drizzle. I accompanied Mr. Brooks to town and went to the ... 4 July 1834 CFA This being the great Anniversary of the Nation I should have preferred to have remained ... 5 July 1834 CFA Morning pleasant but warm. I went to the Office and from thence after doing some business ... 6 July 1834 CFA Morning at home. The weather exceedingly warm. I spent much time in reading the Ghost Seer, ... 7 July 1834 CFA Cloudy but very warm with a thunder shower in the middle of the day which did not cool the ... 8 July 1834 CFA This is the first case of decided and extreme summer hear. I should not have gone to town ... 9 July 1834 CFA The perfect calm which prevailed until eleven o’clock seemed to me the most forcible example ... 10 July 1834 CFA Very warm day although not quite so oppressive as it had been from the presence of some ... 11 July 1834 CFA Morning cloudy and much more cool. I went to town with the idea of going to Quincy to meet ... 12 July 1834 CFA A cool day. I went to town with Mr. Brooks. At Office, where I was engaged with one or two ... 13 July 1834 CFA A cool, cloudy day. I read German in the morning and attended divine service where I heard ... 14 July 1834 CFA Misty and damp but it cleared away very warm by evening. I went to town with Mr. Brooks and ... 15 July 1834 CFA Morning pleasant but very warm. I went to town alone, and finding that my father had really ... 16 July 1834 CFA A very warm day with light showers morning and evening. I was engaged to go to town, but as ... 17 July 1834 CFA Morning to town with Mr. Brooks. The day was as warm as any we have had and it seemed to me ... 18 July 1834 CFA A change in the Weather and much cooler. I went to town with my father in the Carriage. Time ... 19 July 1834 CFA Morning cool and pleasant. I went to town with Mr. Brooks. Office where I passed my time ... 20 July 1834 CFA Another very cool but clear day. So sudden are the changes of our atmosphere that it was now ... 21 July 1834 CFA I started for town alone this morning. Passed my time at the Office very quietly with the ... 22 July 1834 CFA I read a little of Goethe’s Werter this morning before starting for town. My father’s lonely ... 23 July 1834 CFA The weather is now very steadily cool and pleasant with cloudless days. I accompanied Mr. ... 24 July 1834 CFA The day being cool and pleasant I thought I would stay at home. Accordingly I spent the ... 25 July 1834 CFA It was quite warm again today. I went to town. Found a letter from my father for me ... 26 July 1834 CFA An excessively hot day. After despatching my business, I returned to town. These visits are ... 27 July 1834 CFA Another hot day. I passed the morning reading Puckler Muskau whose Style amuses me very much.... 28 July 1834 CFA The morning was cool and clouds came up from the Eastward which soon produced a strong ... 29 July 1834 CFA Another cool morning. I remained here doubtful about returning in the afternoon when a heavy ... 30 July 1834 CFA Fine day. I arose and immediately after breakfast returned to Boston. Passed my morning very ... 31 July 1834 CFA I came into town with Mr. Brooks and found my father at the Office when I got there. He had ...

August

1 January 1834 — 12 December 1835 CFA No. 8 Diary ... 1 August 1834 CFA I returned to town this morning and found Wilson with the Carriage there. He had come in ... 2 August 1834 CFA Pleasant morning. I went to town accompanied by Mr. Brooks. Received a letter from my father ... 3 August 1834 CFA Morning hazy with a warm day. I amused myself reading German for some time. I find I make ... 4 August 1834 CFA Morning pleasant. I went to town alone. At the Office where I was occupied in my usual ... 5 August 1834 CFA A warm morning. I remained at Quincy throughout the day and passed it in uncommon indolence. ... 6 August 1834 CFA A succession of clear, warm days. I went to town after a not very early breakfast. Office ... 7 August 1834 CFA A very warm day. Perhaps as oppressive as any which we have had. I went to town with Mr. ... 8 August 1834 CFA The weather changed from warm to cool in the course of the night. I went to town accompanied ... 9 August 1834 CFA Cool morning. I went to town in my own way, Mr. Brooks being about to dine abroad to day. ... 10 August 1834 CFA Pleasant morning. I went to Meeting all day and during the remainder of it occupied myself ... 11 August 1834 CFA Morning warm after the east wind was over. There were clouds which threatened rain but they ... 12 August 1834 CFA The weather was so warm I concluded to postpone my departure until Afternoon. My morning was ... 13 August 1834 CFA My child is this day three years old. May God bless her and preserve her. I returned to town ... 14 August 1834 CFA I went to Boston this morning in my own way, and passed by the blackened walls which are all ... 15 August 1834 CFA I remained at home today and passed much of my time in making a rough draught of what I ... 16 August 1834 CFA Morning cloudy but it afterwards grew warm. I went to town and was occupied for considerable ... 17 August 1834 CFA Pleasant day. I read a good deal of German. La Fontaine’s style is so easy and his stories ... 18 August 1834 CFA I am this day twenty seven years old. My youth may now be said to be complete. I have ... 19 August 1834 CFA I went into town this morning accompanied by Walter Hellen. My time was very much taken up ... 20 August 1834 CFA The rain fell heavily almost all day with a cold north east wind. I remained quietly at ... 21 August 1834 CFA A North Easterly mist still so that I thought I would remain at home. My father nevertheless ... 22 August 1834 CFA Morning warm. I went to town. Morning consumed in making up the Arrears of my Diary and in ... 23 August 1834 CFA My father wanted a long report of his upon the affairs of Harvard University copied today so ... 24 August 1834 CFA Morning warm but we had a thunder storm in the evening. I read German in order to keep up my ... 25 August 1834 CFA My father accompanied me to town this morning being engaged with the business of the College.... 26 August 1834 CFA Fine day. My time was consumed in reading German, until my Mother was ready to go to Boston ... 27 August 1834 CFA Having agreed to go with Walter to Commencement today we arose and started betimes. I ... 28 August 1834 CFA I remained at home all day—My father going to Cambridge to the exercises of the ΦBK. My day ... 29 August 1834 CFA Arose early and set off with Walter Hellen for Boston so as to be in time for the boat which ... 30 August 1834 CFA This was the day fixed for the termination of our visit at Quincy and return to Medford. I ... 31 August 1834 CFA I resumed my shower baths this morning although the passage of the season makes it much more ...

September

1 January 1834 — 12 December 1835 CFA No. 8 Diary ... 1 September 1834 CFA The morning looked dark and threatening. Nevertheless I went to town. My time partly taken ... 2 September 1834 CFA It rained in the morning and the weather looked threatening all day. I sat quietly at home ... 3 September 1834 CFA A lovely morning after the rain. I went to town and upon arriving received an invitation to ... 4 September 1834 CFA A fine day but exceedingly warm. I accompanied Mr. Brooks to town. My first business was to ... 5 September 1834 CFA A warm hot cloudy day with a southerly wind and rain. I went to town in the Carriage with Mr.... 6 September 1834 CFA This being the day fixed for the delivery of the Eulogy of La Fayette by Mr. Everett, Mr. ... 7 September 1834 CFA The day was cloudy with so much rain that in the afternoon Mr. Brooks did not attend Church. ... 8 September 1834 CFA I went to town this morning alone. Nothing material. Busy all the morning in making up ... 9 September 1834 CFA This being a sultry morning and my child suffering severely from an attack of Cholera Morbus ... 10 September 1834 CFA Cool and clear. A fine day. The Child had a very uneasy night but seemed on the whole to be ... 11 September 1834 CFA A cold morning but fine weather. My Mother suffered much from a restless night and coughing ... 12 September 1834 CFA I accompanied Mr. Brooks to town this morning. Passed my time very busily at the Office in ... 13 September 1834 CFA Cool morning with probably a slight frost. I persevere in taking the shower bath although it ... 14 September 1834 CFA Fine day. I passed the morning in reading German. Attended divine service and heard a young ... 15 September 1834 CFA Fine day. The air milder than it has been. I went to Boston alone. My time partly wasted, ... 16 September 1834 CFA My Mother was still very ill and I recommended the sending for Dr. Holbrook as consulting ... 17 September 1834 CFA Fine morning. Instead of going to town I went with my Wife and Walter to Mount Auburn in ... 18 September 1834 CFA Cloudy and slight showers of rain. I went to town accompanied by Walter. But I had little ... 19 September 1834 CFA I remained at Quincy until four or five o’clock. My time was not passed very usefully and ... 20 September 1834 CFA Morning to town with my Wife and Mr. Brooks in the Carriage. My first business was to call ... 21 September 1834 CFA Our weather for several days past has been charming, uniting the ingredients of a pleasant ... 22 September 1834 CFA Fine day. I went this morning to town. My boy is this day one year old. I always think of ... 23 September 1834 CFA I left Quincy this morning finding my Mother much the same. In Boston engaged constantly in ... 24 September 1834 CFA Louisa looked so poorly this morning that I recommended to her Mother to act decisively with ... 25 September 1834 CFA A pleasant day. I continue my shower baths in the morning and as yet do not find them ... 26 September 1834 CFA It is very seldom now that I do not go to Boston, and it is exceedingly seldom that I find I ... 27 September 1834 CFA Fine day although we had a few clouds and slight showers. I went to town with Mr. Brooks, ... 28 September 1834 CFA I arose this morning feeling extremely unwell, and omitted my usual bath. By starvation ... 29 September 1834 CFA A cool morning but a beautifully clear one. We were again in some anxiety respecting our ... 30 September 1834 CFA A cold morning. I remained at Quincy today. Most of my time spent with my Mother who was ...

October

1 January 1834 — 12 December 1835 CFA No. 8 Diary ... 1 October 1834 CFA I did not mention Walter Hellen’s leaving us yesterday morning as he only started for Boston.... 2 October 1834 CFA Cloudy and with a high Southerly wind but exceedingly warm. I went into town with Mr. Brooks.... 3 October 1834 CFA A beautiful day. I went to town accompanied by Mr. Brooks. Office where I was engaged with ... 4 October 1834 CFA Morning cloudy with a Southerly wind which brought a storm of rain before night. I went to ... 5 October 1834 CFA The weather changed to cold with a high North westerly wind. I passed the morning in reading ... 6 October 1834 CFA This was one of the most beautiful days I ever remember in our climate. The air was pure and ... 7 October 1834 CFA A pleasant morning although it clouded in the course of the day. I returned to town this ... 8 October 1834 CFA Another fine day although it clouded up before evening. I went with Mr. Brooks into town, ... 9 October 1834 CFA As Mr. Brooks was to dine out, we had fixed upon this day for my Wife to ride with me to see ... 10 October 1834 CFA Morning clear with a high wind form the North West. I went to town accompanying Mr. Brooks. ... 11 October 1834 CFA A cold clear morning. I took a shower bath but it is so cold that I believe after this I ... 12 October 1834 CFA Mild autumn day. I passed my morning reading German. Attended divine service and heard Mr. ... 13 October 1834 CFA Mild morning, but it clouded up to rain in the latter part of the day. I went into Boston ... 14 October 1834 CFA The morning was cold, cloudy and with a little snow, but as the wind promised a clear day I ... 15 October 1834 CFA I arose very early this morning and went down to fish for smelts. The air was sharp and I ... 16 October 1834 CFA As my Wife was going to town in the Carriage, Mr. Brooks and I accompanied her. Morning ... 17 October 1834 CFA Mild but cloudy. I felt quite unwell this morning but it afterwards passed off. Rode into ... 18 October 1834 CFA A very beautiful day such as we rarely have so late in the Season as this. I went to Boston ... 19 October 1834 CFA I spent most of this day in the company of either my father or mother. The former was making ... 20 October 1834 CFA I left Medford this morning in a very heavy rain which did not appear encouraging to my ... 21 October 1834 CFA A beautiful morning with a fine North west breeze. I think my father must have had a ... 22 October 1834 CFA A southerly wind blew up a great quantity of clouds but it did not rain. I went to the ... 23 October 1834 CFA I left Medford this morning for the purpose of taking up my residence generally at Quincy ... 24 October 1834 CFA A fine cold morning. I went to town and to the Office, from thence to the House where I ... 25 October 1834 CFA A fine day but quite cold. I went into town in the morning and was busy most of my time in ... 26 October 1834 CFA I cannot go through a detailed Account of this day. Stormy as it was, the confusion of the ... 27 October 1834 CFA The Storm howled through the night, but the morning was fair and bright and Autumnlike. ... 28 October 1834 CFA I left Medford this morning in the Carriage with my Wife and Mr. Brooks. My morning was too ... 29 October 1834 CFA I went to town with the design of doing a great deal. But I was so much deranged by the ... 30 October 1834 CFA Nothing but the power of habit keeps up my fancy for Journalizing. For I have now little ... 31 October 1834 CFA I had intended going over with my Wife and children to Quincy this morning, but after ...

November

1 January 1834 — 12 December 1835 CFA No. 8 Diary ... 1 November 1834 CFA The morning was cold but it became clear and thus our precautions of yesterday were ... 2 November 1834 CFA A clear but a cold day. I read Quinctius Heymerau von Flaming into the fourth Volume of ... 3 November 1834 CFA I left Medford this morning, one of our cold but most beautiful days of Autumn. In Boston at ... 4 November 1834 CFA I went into Boston from Quincy and was occupied the greater part of my time in making the ... 5 November 1834 CFA I thought it likely to rain and therefore would not go into town particularly as I had many ... 6 November 1834 CFA A lovely morning. We were occupied most of the time in making final arrangements of ... 7 November 1834 CFA A most beautiful day. Could we but have such weather for our Journey! I went into town with ... 8 November 1834 CFA The morning was bright but it clouded with a few drops of rain in the course of the day. I ... 9 November 1834 CFA The day was one of the most beautiful I ever experienced in this climate at this season of ... 10 November 1834 CFA The morning was cloudy and did not promise so well as we might have had reason to expect. ... 11 November 1834 CFA The morning broke while we were still on the water and a drizzling rain made objects beyond ... 12 November 1834 CFA Arose early and got every thing in preparation so that we started in the boat for ... 13 November 1834 CFA A most lovely day with all the peculiar haze and softness of what we call Indian Summer in ... 14 November 1834 CFA The morning was cloudy with rain at noon. We arose early and hastened to the Steamer Robert ... 15 November 1834 CFA The air had turned cold during the night, and it was cloudy. After a good breakfast we ... 16 November 1834 CFA Our Journey was just executed in time, for this was a severe North East snow storm. My ... 17 November 1834 CFA A very heavy North Easterly rain storm which kept me confined at home all day. I arose in ... 18 November 1834 CFA The room I occupy in the house is the one which my brother and his Wife formerly had as ... 19 November 1834 CFA I was up early and after a silent breakfast went up to take my leave of my Mother. This ... 20 November 1834 CFA I was early roused and on my way to the Steamboat—Leaving Baltimore behind me without regret.... 21 November 1834 CFA From my retiring late and the consciousness of an early call, I did not sleep very well. The ... 22 November 1834 CFA If there is romance in music on the water at night, there is a rapid vibration to the ... 23 November 1834 CFA Although finally arrived to settle down for the Winter in uninterrupted quiet I hope, yet my ... 24 November 1834 CFA I went to my Office this morning, thus beginning my usual routine of occupation. My business ... 25 November 1834 CFA My morning was passed at the Office, principally in writing and copying a letter to my ... 26 November 1834 CFA The party in the house did as people proposing to travel always do, kept almost every body ... 27 November 1834 CFA This was the day which the ancient custom of the Country has fixed under the appointment of ... 28 November 1834 CFA Mrs. Parks the Aunt of my Wife by her Mother’s side is dead after a lingering illness. The ... 29 November 1834 CFA Most of my time spent at the Office. I wrote much in my Diary. On the whole my Journey was ... 30 November 1834 CFA Pleasant day though rather cool. I have since the arrival of the Quincy books resumed my ...

December

1 January 1834 — 12 December 1835 CFA No. 8 Diary ... 1 December 1834 CFA The weather is remarkably mild for the season. I went to the Office this morning after ... 2 December 1834 CFA A wet, rainy day and dark. I succeeded however in getting my grate to the house and having ... 3 December 1834 CFA Goethe is considered by Germans as the head of all their literature. He has for a long time ... 4 December 1834 CFA I was engaged all the morning in preparing letters and papers for the Mail. I was to ... 5 December 1834 CFA I have received a letter from my father in answer to mine which I can hardly understand. ... 6 December 1834 CFA A rainy day with a heavy southerly wind and gloomy as the close of the year and short days ... 7 December 1834 CFA A fine day. I read German in the morning and then attended divine service. Heard Mr. ... 8 December 1834 CFA A rainy, warm day again. I went to the Office. Writing. Mr. John Kirk presented himself ... 9 December 1834 CFA Fine day. I generally read German an hour after breakfast which reduces my Office time to ... 10 December 1834 CFA Fine weather. I finished Goethe’s Werther for the second time this morning and on the whole ... 11 December 1834 CFA I went out rather earlier than usual. My time taken up at the Office by my Diary which I ... 12 December 1834 CFA My morning was passed as usual. At the Office busy in my Diary which I at last brought up to ... 13 December 1834 CFA Morning dark with occasional snow but it cleared away afterwards. I went to the Office and ... 14 December 1834 CFA The morning was cloudy and mild but it grew clear and cold until it became one of the ... 15 December 1834 CFA The arrival of Mr. Brooks makes quite a difference in the house. I live a sort of negative ... 16 December 1834 CFA After looking over Emilia Galotti for the last time I concluded next to go to the fountain ... 17 December 1834 CFA Clouds, such as we usually have at the close of the year. There is something quite cheerless ... 18 December 1834 CFA Faust is certainly a very striking piece. The idea is so wild and yet so natural. A man who ... 19 December 1834 CFA Our weather now is generally cloudy. I do not mind it much for I am now so deeply interested ... 20 December 1834 CFA A fine afternoon although appearances before dinner indicated a storm. I continued reading ... 21 December 1834 CFA A clear, cold, bright winter’s day. I took a walk which I enjoyed. The air was sharp and the ... 22 December 1834 CFA Lord Francis Leveson Gower has attempted to translate Faust, and considering the enormous ... 23 December 1834 CFA I read this morning the little fragment upon Faust left by Lessing which is said by Madame ... 24 December 1834 CFA Day very dark. I passed most of my time in lounging at an Auction room where there was a ... 25 December 1834 CFA Christmas day. A day of some festivity in three fourths of the Christian world and even here ... 26 December 1834 CFA There is a great deal of power in Don Carlos. It is a piece that interests at once from the ... 27 December 1834 CFA A fine day. I went to the Office and was busy there in draughting my Quarterly Account for ... 28 December 1834 CFA Fine cold day. I read d’Israeli in the morning and Don Carlos. Attended divine service and ... 29 December 1834 CFA Cloudy day and dark. I finished Don Carlos this morning and on the whole admire it very much.... 30 December 1834 CFA It snowed the greater part of the night and this morning the weather had all the appearance ... 31 December 1834 CFA A beautiful day. The sun bright and warm enough to melt much of the snow. I took my walk at ...