Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 2

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28. IX:15.

27. IX. CFA


27. IX. CFA
27. IX.

At home all day, Comyns, Voltaire, Executive Record, my Mother, translation of la Martine’s poem, Socrates,1 evening with the family.


LCA preserved several versions of her translation of Marie Louis Alphonse de Lamartine’s “La Mort de Socrate.” The fullest is dated 11 July 1826 and is dedicated to JQA “as a tribute of respect for those superior talents, and acquirements, which all acknowledge, and venerate” (Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 273).