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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0014-0025

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-12-25

Monday 25th.1

Christmas day, and weather turning exceedingly cold. A family party to dine at my Uncle Frye’s, besides [us], were Mr. and Mrs. Barrel,2 Mr. Crowninshield and Col. Abert.3 I came in after riding with John “par complaisance.” The dinner was good but I was glad to get home as my taste is not dining out excepting perhaps at one or two places.
1. From D/CFA/5. CFA did not neglect Voltaire and Spenser on the holiday (D/CFA/1).
2. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel B. Barrell, of Washington, D.C.; he was an attorney (Washington Directory, 1827).
3. Lt. Col. John James Abert (Heitman, Register U.S. Army).
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