Returned to town bringing Abby in my Gig with me. Morning cold and unpleasant. George had not gone. Election day. Conversation with him and Ward about his being a Candidate for the Common Council. Office, Blackstone. Afternoon, Edwards. One hour with Abby at Mrs. Frothingham’s. Julia Gorham and Anne Carter. Evening, Moot Court. Spirits rather dull. George was elected.