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Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0011-0025

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-09-24

24. VIII.

Bath, Morning at home, finish Hume’s England, weather bad, letter to my father,1 evening at home.
1. Missing.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0011-0026

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-09-25

25. VII:30.

Bath, Morning at home, Smollet’s Continuation of Hume,1 Geography, Executive Record, billiards, visit from Weed, Theatre, “the Dramatist.”2
1. Tobias Smollett continued Hume’s History of England with an account of events from the Glorious Revolution to the death of George II.
2. The Dramatist, or Stop Him Who Can, an English comedy by Frederick Reynolds.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0011-0027

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-09-26

26. VI:30.

Bath, Morning at home, Smollet, Maltebrun, Executive Record, weather bad, evening at home, billiards.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0011-0028

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-09-27

27. VIII:30.

Bath, Morning, fishing excursion, excellent sport, return, evening, Theatre, “Every one has his fault.”

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0011-0029

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-09-28

28. VIII:40.

Bath, Morning, fishing, sport not so good, Mr. Custis, evening, Theatre, “Secrets worth knowing,” walk.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0011-0030

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-09-29

29. VII:30.

Bath, Morning, fishing, sport pretty good, return to dinner, evening at home, sleepy and fatigued.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0011-0031

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-09-30

30. VIII:30.

Bath, Morning at home, Smollet, Executive Record, evening, ride, billiards, Theatre, “Hypocrite,” “the Old Maid.”1
1. The Hypocrite, an English comedy by Isaac Bickerstaffe; The Old Maid, an American comedy by a Mr. Murphy.

Docno: ADMS-13-02-02-0002-0012-0001

Author: CFA
Date: 1826-10-01

October 1826. 1. VII:50.

Bath, Morning at home, Bolingbroke, Spirit of party,1 dinner at Mr. Frye’s, Mary C. Hellen, evening, walk.
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1. JQA’s copy of Letters on the Spirit of Patriotism, on the Idea of a Patriot King, and on the State of Parties, by Henry Saint John, Viscount Bolingbroke, London, 1775, is in the Boston Athenaeum (Catalogue of JQA’s Books).
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.