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2. CFA and JQA were up until 1:00 a.m. watching Saturn and the Great Comet of 1825, which was brightly visible until the
middle of October (JQA, Diary, 19 Sept. 1825; J. Russell Hind, The Comets, London, 1852, p. 159).
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, 2014.