Showery, early. After 12 ― fine.

Letter from Regld. Fowler. D. does not come, which seems to vex poor Regld.

Worked at the large Petra ― but the uncertainty of getting any more money is queer enough. Accounts of Italy in papers ― all bad. But I get no letters.

Walked by the cliff & upper road to Hastings, at 6 ― & returned here by 7¼.

Dinner, & Greek.

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