Sent letter to Ann.

Cloudy ― & some rain.

Worked pretty hard at the Sandbach Palermo.

Lord Rendlesham came, ― a pleasant hearty & well[-]bred lad. ― Later, Col. Bowen. What he said of G.H. was sad enough, but I fear true: ― and that, with much else, may have had its share in the K.g alienations.

At 4 called on P.W. ― talk of the state of things here, which assuredly grows worse & worse: ― then sate a while with I. Knight. ― & lastly, walked on the silent & gray deserted Pincian. 2 persons only there! ―

Dined. And [επειτα επηρε]1 various μερικους2 boxes: ― for, μου φαινεται,  [καλη τουρον ειναι οτι ανα χωρισωμεν].3

A very mad world my masters!

Penned out a Baalbek drawing.

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

  1. Then they got (GT). []
  2. A few (GT). []
  3. A good cake is what every [?] (GT). []