Arise, go to Church, Mr. Everett,1 1st Corinthians,
7. 29. Return, evening, Aunt Frye’s.
1. Edward Everett (1794–1865), who was later to play such an
important role in CFA’s Diary as Massachusetts Representative and Senator, as
President of Harvard College, and, more personally, as brother-in-law of CFA’s
future wife, was at this time a clergyman and a professor of Greek at Harvard,
regarded as “a young man of shining talents and of illustrious promise” (JQA, Diary, 13 Feb. 1820; DAB).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2015.