Windy ― generally cloudy: ― did not go out, but wrote.

At 4½: Drummond called ― (with one Capt. Mildmany,) & D. & I walked by the Tiber till 6: ― Called onto B. Mathews ― out.

Dined at home. To bed early.

These are wearily vexing days.

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