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Went to the French Minister’s. A very dark evening indeed. So much so that we could
with difficulty keep the road, although it was straight all the way. Very few people
there this evening in consequence. And I had quite a dull evening.
1. CFA spent the morning at home, reading Voltaire and Spenser and working on the Executive
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