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Diary of Charles Francis Adams, 1865

Thursday 19th

19 January 1865

Saturday 21st

21 January 1865
20 January 1865
Friday 20th



Colder but with a fine air, so far as the smoke of the city will admit. Much absorbed all day in the labor of writing private letters. Mrs Adams is better today, but coughs a great deal. Brooks came from Walton and returned again. It is decided to postpone the departure of the family for another week, as Mary is still improving, and Mrs Adams not fit to be out. Walk by Hyde Park. In the evening I finished Sir Henry Holland’s Essays, and began on the third volume of Dr Palfrey’s History of New England, just recieved.

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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=DCA65d020