Cleared off with a sharp air from the Northwest. I went to the Office and passed my time much as usual. It is a little singular that I do not get along any better with my reading.
I went out rather early to Quincy and dined. Found my father and mother quite tolerably and had a conversation with him upon politics and otherwise. He gave me some hints respecting the Memorial which I propose to consider. After dinner, I went up in town and visited two or three Tenants without much success. Called at Mrs. T. B. Adams and saw Elizabeth as well as Mrs. Angier, the former goes soon to New Orleans. I wished to know what arrangement to make respecting her Interest &c.—All which was settled.
Miss Smith returned home with my Mother to spend a week with her. I left about dark and reached home quite fatigued. Indications of an incipient head ach. I could not write, it was so cold.