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Browsing: Diary of Charles Francis Adams, Volume 2

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0004-0003-0017

Author: CFA
Date: 1828-03-17

Monday. 17th.

Returned to town with Mr. Brooks. Found a letter from my Mother in not a bit better spirits than usual. I cannot comprehend what it is makes her so low. It affects mine considerably. Prepared my case for argument. Took a long walk and went to the Moot Court, acquitted myself better than I did last time and was only made aware of the necessity of further practice and exertion.1 Evening at home.
1. The case involved the question, “Whether a tenant at will is entitled to notice to quit,” and the judge decided against CFA’s argument (CFA, Law Miscellanies, M/CFA/17, Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 311).
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