Ah bah! ―

Rose before 8. Gibbs breakfasted with me, & by an effort I became tolerably alert. ―

Letters from Fairbairn & M. [Parkyns].
F. Gibbs.
W. Rosetti.
Maddox Brown.
J. Uwins ― (but it was too late.)

Thick fog.

At 11 ― took the 3 pictures to Mrs. Beadon. ―

Then they went off.

Worked a little, but too uncertainly, at the large Petra. Then (― 2 ―) walked to Drummonds, & found Mr. Edwards’ bill was not signed so got nothing by it.

Thick & horrible fog.

At 4 Dickenson came & put the Petra in its frame. ―

Tea alone at 6. ― F.L. has never been all the day here ― but that once! ―



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