Lighter. Painted more or less all day. ―

At 12 ― David Urquhart came, ― (he is very sufficiently mad ――) with a “disciple.” ――

At 4.30 called on Mrs. Cosway ― “with whom” was Isabella Clark: ― & a Mrs. Kenneth Macaulay.

At 7¼ to C. Buxton’s: very pleasant evening, tho’ at first, al solito,1 I was “miserable”


In the evening came Mary Stanley & Mrs. Charles S.: ― Mrs. C.S. tells me Lady Denison is going to Madras first, & then home with 4 children. ―

Talk of the Miss Beauforts. ― Also Harry Holland, & the 2nd Mrs. H.H. ― ……

Walked to a cab ― & RC & F.L. came up as I passed by.

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

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