Very pleasant, cold, fine day. Breakfast at 9.

Letters from C.F. Cholmondeley ― & Mr. Hay’s man.

At 11.10 J.B.E. & I walked slowly to Oakham where I did not intend to go in, but being seen by William L. ― we were forced to lunch.

The Doctor was not there. Kindly good people. We walked in the garden, & W.L. with us two to Red Hill. ――

J.B. & I back by 5.

Visit to Mrs. Davidson.

Dinner & evening quiet & pleasant.

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