Rose, having slept better, ― better, & earlier: at work by 6½.

Letters from W.N.Brie, Brandling, Dickenson, & Edw. Penrhyn: this last is odd enough. They have taken AT’s house at Freshwater for the Autumn ― from Aug. 9 & the Yeatmans of all people are to join them with their children!

Worked ― & wrote to people ― till newspaper time.

Day ― lovely & cooler.

J. Hutchinson
Mrs. Empson
Mrs. Bell
Mrs. W. Evans

Worked again: pretty steadily till 5. dinner. Soles & cold mutton & water. ― Work again till 7. Then at 7½ walked to Barham by the hill ― 8¾ . ― I wanted some Squills, Oleander, & Broom. ― Home by 10¼ tired

Petra 2nd East cliff

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