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Diary of Charles Francis Adams, 1863

Tuesday 18th

18 August 1863

Thursday 20th

20 August 1863
19 August 1863
Wednesday 19th

Mr Duncan is one of the active kind, so that he took charge of our movement and got me after a light breakfast to the train which started at 6.40 in the morning. Thus we passed to Aberdeen. So far was new ground to me. From Aberdeen I was on the same I had traversed two years ago. At Stanley, just before reaching Perth, Mr Duncan got out, to go to his place in the neighborhood. His friendly officers had smoother all my way for me. I had but a single other companion in the carriage, apparently a young Englishman going to London as I was. We went on without incident through the night,441

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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=DCA63d231