Vastly cold! ― Hard frost ― but no wind. Rose at 7. Wrote to Mr. Edwards & Lady Bethell. After breakfast the men came, & by degrees the “showroom” was arranged. ― I numbered & cleaned Palestine drawings meanwhile,― Later drew at Dead Sea & other of the smaller drawings, ― going out at midday for shops &c. ― At 4 called on the KnightsStoreys ― & “Emily Wagner” to wit, Mrs. Simpkinson. ― A good girl, & I hope she is happily married. Reading room till 6. Then dressed, & Giorgio went with me to the K.s ― I taking Isabella‘s folio of 15 φοτογραφς. ― Louis K. & his bride, C. & Helen our party. ――

A wonderful marriage that of L.K. ― As for C. he is a real kind good man. ―
Home by 11 ― & the faithful Suliot had made my room ― as comfortable as possible. What should I have done without him?

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