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Docno: ADMS-13-01-02-0003-0003-0013

Author: CFA
Date: 1824-03-13

13. VI.

Prayers, recitation, Enfield, feel very uncomfortable, lounge at { 102 } the Bookstore,1 decision of bets, distribution of Exhibition parts,2 Tudor’s evening, Champagne and Cards.
1. See entry for 11 May, note, below.
2. Since 1756 the two upper classes at Harvard had given public exhibitions twice a year, in the spring and fall, of debates, dialogues, and orations, mostly in English. CFA received no part in the April 1824 performance (Morison, Three Centuries of Harvard, p. 90; Overseers Records, 10:60–61, Harvard Archives).
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, 2018.