Another Concert of the Miss Gillinghams and others for the relief of the Alexandria
sufferers. I went in deshabille and was so ashamed of it, I could hardly remain. Introduced
to Mr. Macready, the English actor.2
1. From D/CFA/5. In the morning CFA remained at home, reading Voltaire and Spenser and
working on the Executive Record (D/CFA/1).
2. William Charles Macready (1793–1873), the English actor and theatrical manager, who was making his first visit to America.
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, 2016.