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Diary of Charles Francis Adams, 1863

Sunday 4th

4 October 1863

Tuesday 6th

6 October 1863
5 October 1863
Monday 5th

Cloudy with rain. The autumnal weather begins to make itself perceptible and the day grows dark at five. Much occupied in disposing of matters connected with the dismissal of Light. I examine all the closets and hiding places, and find the same general result every where. The reform is my household came not a bit too early. Only two or three persons to see me. Mr Collins who is in pursuit of his enterprise of a telegraph by way of Russia and Behrings Straits, and Mr Vesey and another consul. The former going home. A long walk and quiet evening. Read a good deal of Phillimore’s first volume of International Law.

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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=DCA63d278