[Sunday] September the 17 
I spent my morning in reading.
-- For it was so disagreeable I did not expect my
friend. -- After dinner I made a cake. -- About four o'clock Mr. Beamish
came up. -- I was quite surprised when I heard him below, for I was sitting
upstairs reading-- not expecting to see anyone.
He has not gone home this evening and takes my bed tonight. -- I shall
be perforced to seek a lodgement elsewhere. --Mr.
William Allen came in, a little while, this afternoon for the newspaper.
-- I believe all the fates are against my
friend's coming over, for this is the second Sunday appointed.