Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 2

23. VIII:40.

25. VIII:30.

24. VII. CFA


24. VII. CFA
24. VII.

Morning at home, Montesquieu,1 Ben Jonson, Horace, evening, solitary walk, Don Juan.


The Stone Library contains three sets of Montesquieu’s Oeuvres, the earliest published in London, 3 vols., 1769. JQA had two identical sets of De l’esprit des lois, 3 vols., Amsterdam, 1749; one is in the Stone Library, and the other in the Boston Athenaeum.