Irritation. Rose at 7.30 ― packed: & at 8½ looked at rooms below ― & fixed to take them ― for [it’s] waste of all real & chance to leave the Masadas & Cedars.
Most awful dirt & cold in London.
Waterloo ˇ[Station] before 4 ― [a sentence is crossed out].
Found the pictures moved ― & in the 2 new rooms: passed the evening in unpacking & rearranging ― weary work. ―
and so ends 1860.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]
- It’s over (NB). [↩]