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2516th. (Adams Papers)
In the beginning of the evening, I took a walk with Pickman, up to Mrs. Atkins’s. We found only...
2525th. (Adams Papers)
I began this morning at the Office upon Foster’s Crown Law, a book admirably written I am told,...
2534th. (Adams Papers)
I heard Mr. Andrews preach, his sermons were both very short; but better I think than those he...
2543d. (Adams Papers)
I this day got through the 4th. volume of Blackstone’s Commentaries a second time, and I imagine...
We have mutually been deficient in those attentions, which absent connections ought always to...
2562d. (Adams Papers)
After passing the day at the Office, I stroll’d with Pickman, as far as Sawyer’s tavern, where we...
257Thursday May 1st. 1788. (Adams Papers)
Pickman returned this afternoon from Salem. The Club were in the evening at my room: Young Fowle,...
258[April 1788] (Adams Papers)
The Court sits this day at Ipswich. Mr. Parsons went in the afternoon, I dined with him. Pickman...
25930th. (Adams Papers)
Very agreeable weather. After we had done at the office, I took a long walk with Thompson. We...
26029th. (Adams Papers)
The weather this day was tolerable. I went in the evening with Thompson to Captain Coombs’s,...
26128th. (Adams Papers)
Dull weather. Wind Northeast. It began to rain a little after noon, and continued all the rest of...
26227th. (Adams Papers)
I attended meeting all day, and heard Mr. Andrews. He speaks very well, and his composition was I...
26326th. (Adams Papers)
Between five and six this morning, I left the judge’s house, with Mr. Andrews who is going to...
26425th. (Adams Papers)
I left Braintree between 9 and 10. and stoppd, about half an hour at Genl. Warren’s, he was gone...
26524th. (Adams Papers)
Charles went to Boston this morning, and brought me back some letters from Europe. I went in the...
26623d. (Adams Papers)
The weather was so disagreeable, that Mr. Norton gave up the thoughts of going to Menotomy, and...
26722d. (Adams Papers)
I took a ride in the forenoon with W. Cranch. Mr. Cranch came home from Boston, and brought young...
26821st. (Adams Papers)
We were again confined all day to the house, by the badness of the weather. Mr. Cranch however...
26920th. (Adams Papers)
I pass’d the forenoon at home in writing. In the afternoon, I attended meeting and heard Mr....
27019th. (Adams Papers)
The weather has been rather better this day than it was yesterday. I went with both my brothers...
27118th. (Adams Papers)
A cold north east storm, confined us to the house all day. I read a few pages in one of Gilbert’s...
27217th. (Adams Papers)
Fast day. In the forenoon I remained at home, and spent my time in writing and reading. In the...
27316th. (Adams Papers)
Breakfasted at Judge Dana’s. Doctor Waterhouse came, in and entertained us for some time with his...
27415th. (Adams Papers)
The weather was quite disagreeable, for exhibition; in consequence of which there was but little...
27514th. (Adams Papers)
I met with several impediments in the morning so that it was eleven o’clock before I cross’d the...
27613th. (Adams Papers)
Attended meeting all day. Dined at Mr. Thaxter’s with Mr. J. Duncan. And in the afternoon, after...
27712th. (Adams Papers)
In the forenoon I went down, and spent a couple of hours with Mr. Thaxter: the rest of the day I...
27811th. (Adams Papers)
I set out with Pickman this morning at about nine o’clock: the weather was clear though rather...
27910th. (Adams Papers)
From the divers interruptions which we met with in the course of the day, we did but little at...
2809th. (Adams Papers)
Dined with Pickman and Thompson, at Mr. Parsons’s upon Salmon, which begin now to be caught in...
2818th. (Adams Papers)
Pickman returned last evening from Salem. The votes in that Town, and in several others from...
2827th. (Adams Papers)
I went with Thompson, to Mr. Atkins’s, to answer to an action which we had brought before him...
2836th. (Adams Papers)
A Parson Allen preach’d this day for Mr. Carey. I went to hear him in the forenoon. His Sermon...
2845th. (Adams Papers)
Rain’d again a great part of the day. Putnam pass’d the evening at my lodgings. We conversed upon...
2854th. (Adams Papers)
The weather has been rather disagreeable this day. In the evening I went with Thompson and...
2863d. (Adams Papers)
Thompson went yesterday morning to Ipswich and returned last evening. I dined with him to day....
2872d. (Adams Papers)
This day Townsend and Amory finally left us and were to be sworn in to the Court of common-pleas...
288Tuesday April 1st. 1788. (Adams Papers)
The Court sits this day at Ipswich. Mr. Parsons went in the afternoon, I dined with him. Pickman...
289[March 1788] (Adams Papers)
The weather is very severe: The month comes in like a Lion, and according to the farmer’s proverb...
29031st. (Adams Papers)
Mr. Parsons held a Justice’s Court for the trial of a trifling action of trover and conversion....
29130th. (Adams Papers)
Parson Toppan of Newtown preach’d at our meeting this day. I attended all day and was very much...
29229th. (Adams Papers)
I received two or three Letters for Little, and after finishing the day at the office, I went and...
29328th. (Adams Papers)
The weather was pleasant. Townsend rode, this day. I pass’d the evening with him: and found Miss...
29427th. (Adams Papers)
I went with Pickman, Amory Stacey and Putnam to Salisbury, to see a vessel launch’d: She stuck as...
29526th. (Adams Papers)
I took a long walk, this afternoon with Putnam, and as we came back we stop’d at Mrs. Hooper’s....
29625th. (Adams Papers)
Copies of all the actions which are to be entered at the next Court of Common Pleas were this day...
29724th. (Adams Papers)
I attended at Mr. Atkins’s Court; and appeared to the actions. Mr. Marquand who had been summoned...
29823d. (Adams Papers)
Pickman had agreed to go with me, and hear Parson Tucker preach this forenoon; but some...
29922d. (Adams Papers)
Amory and Stacey, return’d from their expedition: They got to Cape-Ann at about twelve on...
30021st. (Adams Papers)
I can read tolerably well when I am alone in the office, and make as much progress in one day, as...