Between nine and ten I went with my father from Braintree. We got into Cambridge at
about twelve. After stopping a few minutes at College, we first went down and called
upon Judge Trowbridge:1
He is very old; and although active for his years, yet the depradations of time are
conspicuous upon him. We dined at Mr. Dana's. Mr. and Mrs. Channing from Rhode Island,
were there; they are agreeable. In the afternoon we first called at the Presidents,
and drank tea there: from thence we went to Mr. Gerry's and past the evening: we found
Mrs. Warren there, and were in the midst of antifederalism: but quite in good humour.
My father had promised to take a lodging, at Judge Dana's; but at Mr. Gerry's invitation
I past the night at his house.