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Diary of Charles Francis Adams, 1864

Tuesday 8th

8 November 1864

Thursday 10th

10 November 1864
9 November 1864
Wednesday 9th

Cold with east wind still prevailing. Remained home for the purpose of preparing the Despatches for the week, but more especially a note to Lord Russell closing the correspondence in regard to the case of the Alabama and the interposition of Mr Lancaster. It makes one more item in the fearful account of this country for the neglect of its neutral obligations. When our troubles pass away, this matter will remain on record for future retributions. The ordinary correspondence of the week is not much. Took a drive with Mrs Adams, paying a visit of return to Mr and Mrs Spencer Walpole, after which I got out of the carriage and walked through Acton and East Acton by Friar’s place and home. Mr Moran came out to dine and pass the night. Evening, Cards.

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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=DCA64d314