Windy ― cold ― but no rain. Left Lymington at 8 ― & 8.15 steam to Yarmouth ― by 8.45. ― Passage rough. Fly to lower Hotel at Freshwater ― Royal Albion ― Murrow’s. ― Then went to Farringford & had a long talk with dear good E.T. ― afterwards walked ― or pottered with Alfred. (The paragraph in the Court Journal it seems, did relate to C. & Anne Weld.)

In the afternoon, arranged things at the Hotel ― & went back to dinner. Dakyns the Tutor. At 10.30 we all A.T. & he walked together to the Hotel with me. Moonlight.

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