Dry: ― but very cold ― & gray: ― darky even, at times.

Better in health: & went to C.F.’s at 10¼. ― At breakfast were H. Grenfell, & T.G. Baring: & (unexpectedly ―) A. Seymour. A very pleasant morning.

At 1 T.G.B. & I went in a cab to the Zoo. Gardens: ― & saw all things: ― not to speak of J. Millais, H.V. Johnson ― & M. Halliday. ―― We, B. & I walked back to Stratford Pl. (barring a cab from Devonshire Place.) Baring is undoubtedly one of the most persevering, good, amiable, pure-minded men I wot of. ―

Cab at 7¼ to Lady Greys

And in the evening Lady Grey ― but very much aged & feebler. ―― a pleasant evening. ― walked back with Lacaita.

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