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Diary of Charles Francis Adams, 1864

Saturday 6th

6 February 1864

Monday 8th

8 February 1864
7 February 1864
Sunday 7th

Clear, but a light snow falls every night, a symptom of Artic weather. I went to the City to church, but was so late that I went into the first edifice I met. It turned out to be that of St John Zachary. This interior reminded me at the first glance of St Stephens, Walbrook. Though not Sir Christopher Wren’s, it is plainly an adaptation of his idea. It is neat and cheerful, well lighted on three ides , and convenient for a small parish. The attendance quite good. N.B. I was mistaken. It is his. The Church is St Anne’s, Aldersgate, to which St John, Zachary was joined. 13 Feby 1865.568 The services much as usual. At home, visits from Mr T Baring, Mr Palmer, and Mr Parkes. I then went out, called at Sir Charles Lyell’s to ask about Mr Homer her father, who is quite ill. Then a long walk. We had to dinner Mr and Mrs Harrington and his daughter, and Mr Parkes— They are on their way to America. He has been quite ill in Italy, and looks far from well at present.

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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=DCA64d038