Fine, but misty early.
Rose at 7.
Posted letters to C.F. ― Ellen, T. Cooper, Drummond & the Linnean.
Abschewed work ― as it is impossible to do anything while so unsettled.
Whereon ― resolving to send off these pictures & packed & screwed in ― with G.’s help ― all the morning ― 16 cases in all. ―
Nice letter from Sir S. Marcorãn: ― I am to go to his home at Strongili.
Went to Taylors ― at 3 or 4 ― to ask about L. Steamers’ ―: ― & arranged to pack the big case tomorrow.
At 4.30 or 5 ― went up to the Candóni Hill & drew till 5.50. Saw Mrs. Woolff, but she did not come back.
Home by 7.30, dined.
Penned out till 10.30[.]
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]