Missed Prayers, Chapel, Mr. Frothingham.1 Quiet at
home, Roscoe’s life of Leo the Tenth.2 Evening at
1. Rev. Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham, Harvard 1811, was minister of the First
Church on Chauncey Place, Boston, and an overseer of the college from 1819 to
1850. His wife was the former Ann Gorham Brooks (1797–1863),
who was the sister of CFA’s future wife. See Adams
2. JQA’s copy of William Roscoe, The Life and Pontificate of Leo
the Tenth, 4 vols., Phila., 1805, is in the Stone Library.
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.