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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2


Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0003-0001-0025

Author: CFA
Date: 1827-01-25

Thursday 25th.1

Evening at the Concert. Miss Gillingham’s sung tolerably well only. I was with Mrs. Everett and Miss Brooks much of the evening.2
1. CFA again spent the morning at home, reading Voltaire and Spenser, which he now called “superficial reading” (D/CFA/1).
2. Ward Chipman Brooks (1804–1828), a brother of Mrs. Everett and Abigail B. Brooks, was also present (D/CFA/1.) See Adams Genealogy.
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.
http://www.masshist.org/apde2/