Aperiently, finer.

Worked at the Cambridge Bassæ letters, & got all sealed. Began

Edward Sayres & his wife called & staid some time ― & with that visit I was greatly pleased. Then Mr. Morier, who never grows old. ― Finished Miss Yates’s Jánina. Later came Edward Wilson: & then Col. Hornby: who is much aged. ―

At 4 I went out & made many calls: Col. Clowes only at home. Talk ― nolens volens ― about S.W.C.

― Across the Park: storm: home in time. Dined on cold beef. ―

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