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Morning at home, Vattel, Horace, Ben Jonson, visits, Col. Roberdeau, Col. McKenny,1 evening, Don Quixote, walk.
1. Lt. Col. Isaac Roberdeau, from Pennsylvania, of the Army corps of engineers (Heitman, Register U.S. Army), and Thomas Loraine McKenney (1785–1859), head of the bureau of Indian affairs of the War Department from 1824 to 1830 (DAB).