Saturday, 6 June, 1829

This morning the clouds appear breaking away and the prospect of a pleasant day brightens. Have rode to see several patients and thought much of my Father and Mother, as they have no idea of the step I am about to take. It would be a great satisfaction to me could they know it and be present. But this is impossible. But let the course be satisfactory or otherwise to them or any others. I hope it may ever prove agreeable to me and to H.