Day cool and windy. I went to town accompanied by Mr. Brooks. Office. Nothing of any consequence. Read Jefferson’s
Afternoon. Quietly at home. I could not help contrasting the pleasantness of this quiet with the disturbed day yesterday. In truth, though company is agreeable yet it is necessary that it should be of an interesting description. Hume, and Ovid and Maritime Discovery. Evening alone at home, Mr. Brooks being down in the village.