Aaron Burr Private Journal of Aaron Burr

ISBN 13: 9780404137106

Private Journal of Aaron Burr

9780404137106: Private Journal of Aaron Burr
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1903. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... I dollars. Hosack called in the afternoon with invitation from Captain Barry to dine with him on board his ship to-morrow. This morning, too, (Monday), I had a visit, unexpected; unsolicited; not unwelcome; 1 rix dollar. Tuesday. Got up late, and, for reasons unknown, in very bad order. Heated, nerves tremor; no appetite for breakfast, which is unusual. Went abroad, however, at I1. Called on Baron Engerstrom; out. On Mr. Brooks. At 2 to Captain Van Alen's quarters to go with him to Barry's. There were five Americans and three Englishmen. About 5 P. M. came in Major Nordforss et ux. and M'lle (Fruka1 being noble) ;both handsome; the latter an air of delicacy, &c.; the former very lively and speaking French and Spanish. After coffee went with them to a house and garden of their relation about a mile lower down. The garden is extremely picturesque and being on that lofty ridge which bounds the harbour on the right, elevated about 150 feet above the water, affords as fine a view as Morsebaka. Gathered fruits; much romping and coquetry. Went home with Madame N. and engaged to see her at 12 to-morrow. Home at 8. Mr. Dorrell, one of the Englishmen, engages me to dine with him to-morrow. On getting home found all my maladies exceedingly increased. A very quick pulse, agitation of nerves, and burning hot, though the weather is quite cold, and I had drunk very little wine. Withal, a sort of exaltation of tite1, which altogether distressed me exceed 1 For Swedish Frlitn. Lady. Formerly this title was applied to an unmarried lady of noble hirth. In later times it is synonymous with English Miss or German Frdultin. a The bead. ingly; pains in every bone. The family of d'Aries are in the country. Mr. Gransbom out. No means of explanation with old Anna. Not a lime, or lemon, o...

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