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Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0005-0003-0011

Author: CFA
Date: 1829-03-11

Wednesday 11th.

Morning at the Office and in the Supreme Court. Cases of little interest going on so that attendance is irksome. I nevertheless pursue it as well as I can consistently with the little business I have entrusted to me. My principal surprise and I must add regret, is that the family will write me nothing from Washington. The Inauguration seems to have made them torpid. I am not surprised at the result, though I must confess it is unexpected and unwelcome. Afternoon engaged in writing. I cannot study very well now, but I looked a little into the Law of Trespass, as laid down by Mr. Fuller in the morning.1 Evening, Mr. Pope, Martinus Scriblerus.
1. Henry H. Fuller had appeared for the defendant in the case of Holley v. Huggeford, which CFA had heard in the morning (CFA, Law Miscellanies, M/CFA/ 17, Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 311).
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.
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