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Diary of Charles Francis Adams, 1862

Tuesday 2d.

2 September 1862

Thursday 4th

4 September 1862
3 September 1862
Wednesday 3d

It is thirty three years ago since I was married. The average of one generate of the race has gone by, and what remains to me was considerably over my share. I am deeply grateful for all the mercies that have been showered on me and only pray that i may study to make myself less unworthy of so much beneficence. Day as usual. I succeeded in bring up my arrears pretty nearly. In the evening, a surprise in a visit from Mr Francis E Parker and Mr Thornton K Lothrop from Boston.192

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Charles Francis Adams, Sr., [date of entry], diary, in Charles Francis Adams, Sr.: The Civil War Diaries (Unverified Transcriptions). Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2015. http://www.masshist.org/publications/cfa-civil-war/view?id=DCA62d246