Dull gray: ― dark: ― pouring rain from 2 to 7 ― storms.

Worked but little, but really got off Farquhar’s, & Bruce’s Parnassuses ― & Miss Yates’s Jánina. ― The many details* of visits one can hardly record at this hour, 11.30 P.M. Ogle is a singular fellow. ― Beauclerk is kindly & pleasant. ―

* Dickenson
R. Bright, Mrs. B. & Nephew
Mary Anne, & Catherine North.
S.W. Clowes.
Willie Nevill.
Charles Wynne.
Ogle ―――

At 7.45 to H. Farquhars. (Bulfinch in Swiss cottage cage.[)]


Dinner remarkably good. Wines super good, and plentiful. Objects around pleasant & rememberable.

Mrs. S. very dull ― but I talked a great deal: ― next neighbor, Whitbread, pleasant.

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