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8129 Monday. (Adams Papers)
A little hail and rain fell to Day. We find our Selves capable of comprehending many Things, of acquiring considerable Degrees of Knowledge by our slender and contracted Faculties. Now may we not suppose our minds strengthened, and Capacities dilated, so as fully to comprehend this Globe of Earth, with its numerous appendages? May we not suppose them further enlarged to take in the Solar...
8230 Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
A fair day. Drank Tea and spent the Evening at Mr. Putnams, with Mr. Maccarty, very Sociably.
8331 Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
A cool morning. Drank Tea with the Ladies at the Judges. Spent the Evening at Gardiners with the Coll., Mr. Putnam and Thayer.
84[April 1756] (Adams Papers)
A very rainy Day. A little Snow. On this day JA wrote a remarkable letter to his classmate Charles Cushing, who was then keeping a school in Newbury, on the choice of a profession. Extracts are printed in JA, Works The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: with a Life of the Author, ed. Charles Francis Adams, Boston, 1850–1856; 10 vols. , 1:29–30, 32; a complete text is...
85April 1756. 1 Thurdsday. (Adams Papers)
A very rainy Day. A little Snow. On this day JA wrote a remarkable letter to his classmate Charles Cushing, who was then keeping a school in Newbury, on the choice of a profession. Extracts are printed in JA, Works The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: with a Life of the Author, ed. Charles Francis Adams, Boston, 1850–1856; 10 vols. , 1:29–30, 32; a complete text is...
862. Fryday. (Adams Papers)
Cool and very windy. Drank Tea, and Spent the Evening at Coll. Chandlers.
873 Saturday. (Adams Papers)
Dined, Spent the afternoon and drank Tea at Coll. Chandlers.
884 Sunday. (Adams Papers)
Heard Mr. Davis of Holden all Day. Spent the Evening at Mr. Putnams.
895 Monday. (Adams Papers)
A warm pleasant Day. Drank Tea at Mrs. Paines, came home, lodged with Dr. Upham.
906 Tuesday. (Adams Papers)
A fair Day. Drank Tea at Coll. Chandlers, and fixt a Letter for Cushing, Wentworth, Dalton, Lock Locke , my Father, and Dr. Savel. Fix: to set down in writing ( OED The Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford, 1933; 12 vols. and supplement. , fix, vb., 5b). None of the six letters enumerated here, the first four of which were addressed to Harvard classmates, has been found.