O dear me! No rest or peace. ― And yet this “Corniche road” must be done. So, having risen at 7, I began to pack, & didn’t breakfast till 10. No letters or papers. After all sorts of trials, I decided on taking a large trunk, & G. his box. Did the 3rd process of one small drawing ― 22 in all, & then shut up shop. At 2 went to [Avidor’s], & got 25 ˇ[3fr.] Maps for 20£ ― a Drummond Circular. Paid a bill of Berlandini’s ― 81fr., & found at the Diligence office that they could take no luggage after 7. So I ἀποφάσισα, & took 2 places for self & G. (10fr. the 2,) & to send the luggage overnight. Left cards at the Reillys ― & home ― where I finished all packing & sent G. with the things. At 4. went to Lady Duncans ― but clouds & winds arise. Returned to dress & dine at Mr. Lyons.
Clouds & high wind.
Home by 9.30. Finished all packing & bed.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]