Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 2

2. IX.

4. IX:30.

3. IX:15. CFA


3. IX:15. CFA
3. IX:15.

Morning at home, Blackstone, walk with Johnson Hellen, dinner party at home, Lawyers, Mr. F. S. Key and Mr. Knapp,1 evening party at Mrs. Wirt’s, music.


Francis Scott Key (1779–1843), the Georgetown lawyer who wrote “The Star Spangled Banner” ( DAB ), and, presumably, Samuel L. Knapp, a Boston attorney ( Mass. Register, 1826, p. 39).