Friday, 17 October, 1828
And it is the same with me, if an unfavorable occurrence affects those things in which I may be concerned even if I have done all that could be accomplished and discharged my duty in every respect. My feelings will partake largely in the whole affair. Have more leisure for two or three days and pass the time in reading. Nothing new has occurred. Thoughts still dwell on a home. Have had several interviews with my friend H. All agreeable.