Rose late, fine. Expected W.H. Hunt, but no one came. ― Cold bad. Dawdled. ―

Called on P. Williams. Goddard Buckner & Co. there. Walked to Waterloo Br. & rail to Richmond.

To Mr. Hays: he is now quite blind, & (Giuseppe is with him,) his state is absolutely terrible. Μου φαινεται οτι τι πραγμα τι ειναι ― δεν  φανερον ― εις το νους του: δεν εμπορω να εξευρω.1 Dined with him, & back by 9. ―― Cold very bad.

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

  1. It seems to me that the thing is ― not evident ― in his mind: find no commerce. []