Mary’s birthday ― poor lady!
As for me ― I rose late. Very heavy scirocco & rain. Staid at home ― very unwell.
After 2 went to Mrs. Storey’s, & saw one Wylde ― which [εἶχε] Spanish [sketches], & he came home with me. Then I drove with the Sandbachs ― in the Borghese: ― & on to Pincian ―, rather a bore. ― & later I called at the Marshalls ― & saw Julia, A. de V. & Charmside, with whom I walked partly home.
Dined alone ― & wrote to C.M.C. ―
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]