Thomas Boylston Adams Diary

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Title

Thomas Boylston Adams Diary

Subject

Sociability at Mount Vernon

Description

Diary kept by attorney Thomas Boylston Adams, son of John Adams, 26 Dec. 1798- 31 Aug. 1799 (with gaps), during a return voyage to the United States from Europe, at home in Quincy and Boston, Mass., and Philadelphia; and on a trip to Baltimore and Washington, D.C. (Federal City). Includes descriptions of the ocean voyage; reunions with friends and family after a four-year stay in Europe; time spent at the Philadelphia courthouse; his efforts, goals, and apprehensions about his career; the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia in 1799; a visit with George and Martha Washington at Mount Vernon; social engagements; and the weather.

Creator

Thomas Boylston Adams

Date

0000-00-00

Format

manuscript

Language

eng

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Rights Holder

Massachusetts Historical Society

Citation

Thomas Boylston Adams Diary, Massachusetts Historical Society.

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Original Format

pamphlet

How to Cite this Item

Thomas Boylston Adams, "Thomas Boylston Adams Diary," in Martha Washington, Item #214, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/214 (accessed July 16, 2018).