Morning at the Office and in Court of Common Pleas. Little of any consequence occurred.
I am trying to pursue my simple course as well as I can. Had a client this morning
through the kindness of Mr. Tarbell. Small debts to collect. Thus went the morning.
Afternoon, engaged in reading Adam Smith which Abby’s departure from town enables
me to resume. Evening, reading Pope—Eloisa to Abelard. A beautiful letter, if we examine
the manner and the versification but something too sensual. I also read many of his