Very bright & cold. ― Asthma better, but cold very bad. I wrote & arranged little matters till Lunch, ― & then John & Mrs. Blencowe came ― kind good people indeed both. Then a walk with Mrs. H. & J.S. ― but it was horribly cold. ― After dinner, I shewed the Palestine drawings till 10.30. ― What kind people these are!

[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]