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1814 Wednesday. (Adams Papers)
Breakfasted at Put nam’ s.
1827 Saturday. (Adams Papers)
All this past Week my designs have been interrupted, by the Troubles and Confusion of the House....
I know not what became of these days.
18414 Saturday. (Adams Papers)
I seem to have lost sight of the Object that I resolved to pursue. Dreams and slumbers, sloth and...
18515 Sunday. (Adams Papers)
If one Man or Being, out of pure Generosity, and without any Expectation of Returns, is about to...
18622 Sunday. (Adams Papers)
Yesterday I compleated a Contract with Mr. Putnam, to study Law under his Inspection for two...
18723 Monday. (Adams Papers)
Came to Mr. Putnams and began Law. And studied not very closely this Week.
18829 Sunday. (Adams Papers)
29 Sunday.
189[October 1758] (Adams Papers)
Yesterday arrived here from Worcester. I am this Day about beginning Justinians Institutions with...
190Braintree Octr. 5th. 1758. (Adams Papers)
Yesterday arrived here from Worcester. I am this Day about beginning Justinians Institutions with...
191Fryday. Oct. 6. (Adams Papers)
Rose about sun rise. Unpitched a Load of Hay. Translated 2 Leaves more of Justinian, and in the...
192Saturday [7 October]. (Adams Papers)
Read in Gilbert. Rode with Webb to Mr. Cranche’s. Dined and drank Tea with him, and then home....
193Sunday [8 October]. (Adams Papers)
Read a few Leaves in Baxters Enquiry into the Nature of the human Soul. He has explaind with...
194Monday Octr. 9. (Adams Papers)
Read in Gilberts Tenures. I must and will make that Book familiar to me.
195Tuesday [10 October]. (Adams Papers)
Read in Gilbert. I read him slowly, but I gain Ideas and Knowledge as I go along, which I dont...
196Wednesday [11 October]. (Adams Papers)
Rode to Boston. Conversed with Ned Quincy and Saml., Peter Chardon &c. By the Way Peter Chardon...
197Thurdsday [12 October]. (Adams Papers)
Examined the Laws of this Province concerning Pads, Cattle, fences &c. and read in Gilbert. This...
198Fryday [13 October]. (Adams Papers)
Read Gilbert. Went in the Evening to Coll. Quincys. Heard a Tryal before him, as a Justice...
199Monday [16 October]. (Adams Papers)
Read a few Pages in Gilbert. I proceed very slowly.
200Tuesday [17 October]. (Adams Papers)
Read in Gilbert. Went to Monatiquot to see the Raising of the new Meeting House. No Observations...
201Wednesday [18 October]. (Adams Papers)
Went to Boston. Bob Paine . I have ruined myself, by a too eager Pursuit of Wisdom. I have now...
202Thurdsday [19 October]. (Adams Papers)
I borrowed yesterday of Quincy, the 1st Volume of Batista Angeloni’s Letters, and a general...
203Saturday [21 October]. (Adams Papers)
Rose with the sun. Brot up the Horse and took a Ride over Penns Hill, as far as John Haywards in...
204[Sunday 22 October]. (Adams Papers)
Conversed with Capt. Thatcher about commercial affairs.—When he receives a freight of Goods on...
205Monday [23 October]. (Adams Papers)
Monday 23 October .
206Tuesday [24 October]. (Adams Papers)
Rode to Boston. Arrived about 1/2 after 10. Went into the Court House, and sett down by Mr. Paine...
207Wednesday [25 October]. (Adams Papers)
Went in the morning to Mr. Gridleys, and asked the favour of his Advice what Steps to take for an...
208Thurdsday [26 October]. (Adams Papers)
Went in the morning to wait on Mr. Prat. He inquired if I had been sworn at Worcester? No. Have...
All Spent in absolute Idleness, or what is worse, gallanting the Girls.
210Tuesday [31 October]. (Adams Papers)
Set down, and recollected my self, and read a little in Van Muyden, a little in naval Trade and...