Very bright, & colder. Cough baddish.
Letter from Mr. Edwards with £100 ― from W.S.[D.] Walter. Gussy & Lady Bethell, Mrs. Empson ― & Dr. Henry.
Wrote notes. Worked at Petra.
ˇ Mr. Morier, & ˇ Camberbutch of Constantinople, ― then ˇ Colonel Sykes & ˇ C. [Braken] ― then ˇ Col. Leake ― who staid a longish time: wonderful old gentleman! ―
Then ˇ Sir ˇ Lady, & ˇ Miss Holland. Lastly ˇ Mr. Sayer.
At 4½ walked to call on Gibbs ― (who is returned from America ―) ― & C. Fortescue who is come to town. ―
ˇ Percy Coombe came & passed the evening with me: a good & nice lad ― & greatly improved.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]