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Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0003-0012

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-03-12

12. IX:30.

At home all day, little to say, letter to my grandfather, no occupation, evening, family, Conversation.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0003-0013

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-03-13

13. IX.

Morning at home, Burlamaqui, weather rainy and cold, my Mother unwell, evening, walk.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0003-0014

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-03-14

14. VIII:35.

Morning at home, Burlamaqui, walk, lounge at P. Thompson’s book store,1 evening, walk to Georgetown.
1. Pishey Thompson’s bookstore was on the north side of Pennsylvania Avenue, between 11th and 12th streets (Bryan, Hist. of the National Capital, 2:228).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0003-0015

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-03-15

15. IX.

Morning at home, Johnson Hellen, walk, Pishey Thompsons, “Mornings at Bow Street,”1 evening at home, family.
1. John Wight, Mornings at Bow Street, London, 1824.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0003-0016

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-03-16

16. VII.

Morning, Horseback with John, pleasant ride, Burlamaqui, dinner, Mr. Webster, F. Johnson of Kentucky.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0003-0017

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-03-17

17. VIII:30.

Morning at home, finish Burlamaqui, fatigue from riding, dinner party at home, disagreeable, Mr. Randall and C. J. Ingersoll,1 evening, Ball at Mrs. Huyghen’s,2 Georgetown.
1. Charles Jared Ingersoll (1782–1862), the Philadelphia lawyer who had been a Pennsylvania Representative from 1813 to 1815 and had since served as United States district attorney for his state (Biog. Dir. Cong.).
2. Wife of the Chevalier C. P. E. J. Bangeman Huygens, minister plenipotentiary from the Netherlands from 1825 to 1832 (Bemis, JQA, 1:273).

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0003-0018

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-03-18

18. IX.

Morning at home, weather bad, letter to Richardson,1 dinner party at Mr. Rush’s, not well selected, evening, Company at home, Mrs. McLane, Mr. Everett, Clay and others.
1. Missing.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0003-0019

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-03-19

19. IX:30.

Morning at home, weather bad, letter to George,1 dinner, Charles { 37 } Bonaparte and Mr. N. Biddle,2 evening, William Lee and Mr. Lawrence.3
1. Missing.
2. Nicholas Biddle (1786–1844) of Philadelphia, who had been president of the Bank of the United States since 1822 (DAB).
3. Presumably Joseph Lawrence (1786–1842), who served as a Pennsylvania Representative from 1825 to 1829 (Biog. Dir. Cong.).
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, 2018.