Rose at 6. Cold! ― Suddenly began to paint over the old Tyrana picture.
8½ breakfast. ― S. Vincent came: Thence I painted pretty hard at Gibbs’ Cervara ― till 4 ― when J.B. Edwards came: ― at 6 or 7 H. Farquhar & a Mr. Benett came. & at 7.30 I, & J.B.E. walked to Hansens, where the 2 large Canvasses are all ready ― & thence to the Blue Posts ― where we dined. E. is the same good lad as in 1856. ― Home by 10.30.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]