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Diary of Charles Francis Adams, 1864

Thursday 28th

28 July 1864

Saturday 30th

30 July 1864
29 July 1864
Friday 29th

The physicians report Mary as quite relieved of her alarming symptoms. The arrival of the Despatches threw an unusual proportion of work upon this day—so that I was at my table pretty steadily from ten until nearly five o’clock. Mr Erickson came to see me about the dressing to my head and pronounced me well. Certainly, considering the size of the incision I could not have imagined an easier operation. Walk and quiet evening. Parliament up—82

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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=DCA64d211