Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 2

Thursday. 14th.

Saturday 16th.

Friday. 15th. CFA


Friday. 15th. CFA
Friday. 15th.

Reading before breakfast. Went to the Office and read a little of Blackstone. News arrived of the death of Governor Clinton of New York. It will make some stir among the Politicians of the day and is in itself not an uninstructive lesson as to the vanity of human ambition. I regard it as the establishment of Mr. Clay in this part of the Country. Copied an answer to a bill in Equity for Mr. Kinsman 214and read Hutchinson. Evening quiet at home reading Cicero and writing Executive Record.