Rain, & clear, ― ditto ― ditto. ―: most perplexing weather.
Worked at Stansfeld’s P. Molle, & not badly ― but irritated & unwell.
Worked on: but rain & darkness ensued.
So I went to Macbeans’ & sate a bit. ――
Then walked on the Pincian (unluckily,) meeting Mr. Young ― so I couldn’t get off that odious ring circle.
BUT ― 3 LETTERS ― FROM
Any one of ’em a blessing.
Penned out Lebanon drawing.
Dr. Kennedy & he go tomorrow.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]