Letters from ―
F.L. ― Bassæ picture all right.
W.N. ― all pleasant & well.
W.H.H. ― ditto.
Coleman’s brother. 2 letters.
W. Sandbach. ― (J.B.E. is coming home.[)]
C.M. Church.
C. Fortescue
C. Newton ― very nice.
Mrs. Finn.

sent letters to
Mr. Edwards
Mrs. Ferrier
C. Massinghead.
Lady Bethell
Mrs. Musters
W. Sandbach
Mrs. Empson.
Bickens & Bush.

Very dark & rainy morning. Worked a little at the drawings. Lunch at 1.

Dreadfully high wind. At 4, tried to walk but was beaten. Mr. & Mrs. Currie, Mrs. & Miss Moore came to dinner: slow rather ― or perhaps I am “intolerant.” Anyhow I find it more & more difficult to join in small talk.

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