Same weather.

Slept pretty well: one bad fit of cramp only.

Rose at 5, medicine. ― worked at Bridge view. Wrote to Bern? Hunts. Mrs. Empson. C.F. & Mrs. Francillon.

Sent letters to
Mrs. G. Clive
Mrs. Empson.
C. Fortescue
Mrs. Francillon
W. Holman Hunt
B. Husey Hunt
J. Macbean.

C. Lever ˇ[wrote &] asked me to dine at 4 ― to meet O. Meredith Lytton ― but I declined.

Dined at 12, health better ― thank God.

Slept till 2. 2.15 carriage to Petraija ― very lovely ― & drew till nearly 7: then walked back with George K. ― by the dusty road ―: pretty cheerful people. ― Gt. crowds at Florence ― anniversary of Solferino.

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