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Diary of Charles Francis Adams, 1862

Wednesday October 1st

1 October 1862

Friday 3d.

3 October 1862
2 October 1862
Thursday 2d.



My morning engrossed by accounts. for the past quarter, as well for the legation as for myself. I then went in the carriage to the city and adjusted my matters with Messrs Baring, brothers. This done I came home and made a draft of my principal Despatch home for the week. After which a walk. My spirits quite variable. For although later details seem to confirm the success of our army at home, it is such as to leave open a long vista of future war and slaughter. Evening quiet at home. Read Rose.

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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=DCA62d275