Little sleep. Rose unwell, & was more or less so all day.
Could hardly work, but did so at B. Hunt’s Jerusalem. ―
I am always nearly reconciled to the isolate life I lead here, by the reflection that I avoid so much of this watering place littleness. At 6½ ― dined at Woodward’s. 2 Bertie Mathews only. Mrs. W. not so agreeable ― scrappy & queer I thought. The 2 Bills always nice, a Miss Howard afterwards. ―
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]