Rose at 5½. Gk. ― al solito.1

Heavily slept the hours away.

At 11 called on the Sandbachs ― who go today ―

MastersMacbean ― &c. ― & paid bills.

Muddy ― slept amain. At 3 Macann came ― & had a late paper in which [per] Gazette I see that Moreton Bay is made a Colony ― X


Later ― at 5½  ― walked with amiable P. Williams, who is always even, & pleasant. I never remember to have seen any man’s temper so improved as his. ― At 7½ dined at Pal. Braci.3 The D. & Lady of Sermoneta were there but went away. ― Only Mr. Grey, & I talked a vast lot, absurdly. G.’s opinion of Lord Stanley’s [countenance] was sad enough. The “bitter” of the Grey nature always comes out. ―― However, ― the evening was not deplorable ― as most are: ― & afterwards I sate a good deal with I.K. ― but this is a sad duty.

Home by 10¾.


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

  1. “As usual.” []
  2. See. []
  3. With the Knights. []