Employed much as usual. I commenced another volume of my Copy of the Executive Record,
making the third and probably the last which I shall accomplish during my stay here.
Not finishing as I had intended in consequence of the abridgment of my stay. I received
a letter from Abby.1
During the two past days I have been reading Vivian Grey and finished it to day instead
of reading Law. At least I found it impossible to do so. The book strikes me as of
very considerable merit. Not being able to fix upon any thing in the way of study
after it, I went to fish.2