Rain till 12 ― then fine till 6. Rainy & finer after.

Wrote ― to Fanny Coombe, W. Nevill, Dickenson, & Mrs. Leakes.

At 1.30 ― called on the Bridges, & Sargents, & walked with Sir Charles ― a very pleasant easy fellow ― till 5.30.

Called on Miss Goldsmid. Patient weary life, they lead.

Walked, at 6.30, to the Casino. The Decies there only.

Dinner & evening pleasant.

Driven home by the Decies ― 10.30.

Ah! my dear Mrs. D.! Why do say such silly things? ―

Someone, saying that “the Jews are a clever race” ―― quo’ she ―

“On the contrary, the fact that they do not all turn Xtians seems to me to prove their stupidity.”

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