Drew 20£ from Drummonds

The Damascus went at 10. At 10.30 I went & placed it at Lady Farquhar: then to Drummonds, & James: ― Watercolor, New Watercolor, & Academy Exhibition. Paid a bill at Charltons, & home by 1.30.

Duckworth, [Junr.]
W. Lushington | I out
Lady Georgiana Grey |
M. Halliday.                             |
Colonel Sykes
Mrs. Frith
Miss Frith
Miss Hodgkinson
Sir Walter Farquhar.
W. Lushington.
Lady Bethell
Gussie Bethell.
Janet Bethell.
Mr. Chapman
Miss Chapman.
Harrie Farquhar.

Arranged books by fits, between the coming of people. Verily, this mode of gaining bread may be a “mestier civile”1 ― but it is hard lines! ――

At 8 to Lady Farquhar

Mrs. Wickham was very funny. She would call “old Haryet & old Sarah Markham” ― “the deanery girls”! & Edward M. is going to marry again!! ―

“a very copious lady” added Mr. W.

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


  1. Civilized job. []