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127th. (Adams Papers)
No reciting this morning. I was employed all day in studying mathematics, which are the most...
224th. (Adams Papers)
Snow’d all night, and this forenoon. I attended meeting all day: Mr. Hilliard preached, but not...
311th. (Adams Papers)
This day completes my twentieth year: and yet I am good for nothing, and cannot even carry myself...
424th. (Adams Papers)
One of the breast plates was broke, and we were obliged to send it a mile and half to be mended...
517th. (Adams Papers)
This day, the Bridge over Charlestown Ferry was compleated, and as the same day 11 years agone,...
631st. (Adams Papers)
A cold north-east storm. Reading and writing all day. Wrote a letter to my mother, and one to my...
731st. (Adams Papers)
Election day. This is a day of great festivity throughout the Country. The last Wednesday in May,...
830th. (Adams Papers)
Mr. A. met Mr. Jefferson, at Paris, in the forenoon. 31 The Marquis de la Fayette was here in the...
914th. (Adams Papers)
Dined at Lincoln, and immediately after dinner we again proceeded on our journey and by 5...
1021st. (Adams Papers)
This day the Seniors leave, College; there is no recitation in the morning, and prayers are...
1111th. (Adams Papers)
Paris Afternoon. Coll. Humphreys and Mr. Short, went with us to see Astley’s equestrian exercises...
124th. (Adams Papers)
I began this day to translate the Eclogues of Virgil. What a difference between this Study, and...
13Saturday July 1st. 1786. (Adams Papers)
The military company, having obtained a promise of 60 stand of arms, met immediately after...
14[27th.] (Adams Papers)
Friday dined with the Abbés at Passi.
15Tuesday March 1st. 1785. (Adams Papers)
Coldest weather we have had this year. Reaumur’s thermometer at 8 degrees below the freezing...
Mr. Church proposes to embark on board the british Packet, which is to sail to-morrow. He has...
17Tuesday[7th]. (Adams Papers)
Dined at Mr. Tracy’s and went in the evening to see la métromanie , and Crispin Rival de son...
1827. (Adams Papers)
Thanksgiving day. Dull weather.
1917. (Adams Papers)
Snow storm. Went to Salem. Supp’d at Amory’s.
2024th. (Adams Papers)
Charles went to Boston this morning, and brought me back some letters from Europe. I went in the...
2121. (Adams Papers)
Heard Mr. Andrews, preach. Bouscaren. Mr. Carter.
I received this afternoon your No. 11 and I never received a letter which caused such a variety...
2314th. (Adams Papers)
I walk’d with Thompson up to Mrs. Atkins’s. The old Lady is gone to Boston to spend a fortnight....
2417th. (Adams Papers)
This day a regiment of foot, and a troop of about 60 horse-men paraded, and were review’d by...
254th. (Adams Papers)
Walk’d into Newbury in the evening with Thompson; and we returned through Joppé, by a different...
I am now much more at my disposal, with respect to my Time, than I was at Haverhill, and can...
2724th. (Adams Papers)
Committee met again at Mr. Ware’s chamber; after reading all the letters, I was requested to...
2821st. (Adams Papers)
I attended Mr. Carey in the forenoon, and went with Putnam to hear Dr. Tucker in the afternoon....
2924th. (Adams Papers)
Went over, with my Cousin and brother Charles, to dine with Mr. Allen at Bradford. A lame foot...
3014th. (Adams Papers)
Was employ’d almost all day, in thinking upon the subject of my conference; wrote a few Lines,...
3114th. (Adams Papers)
Snow’d all the morning. Young Mr. Willis arrived from Boston, and informed us that a vessel will...
324th. (Adams Papers)
Employ’d great part of the day in collecting the theses. I have now as many as I shall want...
I attended in the morning, and in the afternoon at the setting of the supreme Court. Judge Dana,...
344th. (Adams Papers)
Eliza, spent the day at Mr. White’s. Mr. Thaxter was here in the Evening. The weather very mild:...
3526th. (Adams Papers)
Attended court the whole day. Little was done in the forenoon except calling over the cases. But...
3628th. (Adams Papers)
Mr. Williams, this day, gave us, the first Lecture, upon Experimental Philosophy. It was upon the...
374th. (Adams Papers)
The Seniors this morning, had a forensic disputation, upon the Question, whether a democratical...
We returned through Boston, to Cambridge. The road from Charlestown was full of carriages coming...
3929th. (Adams Papers)
The Ladies, went in the afternoon, to pay what is called, the wedding visit to Mrs. Woodbury: a...
4030th. (Adams Papers)
Although I had not last night, been guilty of an excess so far as to be intoxicated, yet I had...
41[April 1787] (Adams Papers)
Attended meeting the whole day, to hear Mr. Hilliard; and had moreover the supreme felicity of...
4219th. (Adams Papers)
Finished the first book of Horace’s Odes. I went in the afternoon, and pass’d the Evening, at Mr....
4326th. (Adams Papers)
Rainy weather all day. I had a number of the Class at my Chamber in the Afternoon. Immediately...
4423d. (Adams Papers)
Mr. Thaxter return’d from Exeter Court, (where he went last Tuesday) and dined with us. Mrs. Shaw...
4516th. (Adams Papers)
Copied off my Forensic for the Exhibition, and prepared it, to carry for Approbation to the...
4630th. (Adams Papers)
The Society met, this morning at Packard’s Chamber agreeable to their Resolution. Mr. Paine...
4716th. (Adams Papers)
I went to bed immediately on my arrival; rose at about 10 in the morning, sent a man to find out...
486th. (Adams Papers)
A stormy day. Very unwell, especially in the former part of the Day. I have had several Times...
4920th. (Adams Papers)
This Evening, immediately after prayers, the President inform’d us that the Government, and...
5015th. (Adams Papers)
Still a fine wind. Yesterday, we ran 50 leagues, and in all probability we shall not do less to...