Monthly Archives: August 2011

Saturday, 24 August 1861

La Petraya 1.

Worked very hard all day ― sorting & destroying letters &c. Then, making the Petraia tracing & outline.

At 4 walked to Hastings: the elder Mr. & Mrs. W. Scrivens. Bought various matters: & home by 7. Dined.

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

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Friday, 23 August 1861

Breakfast with 40scue at 10 ― pleasant.

At 1.30 to rail with 10 packages ― & at St. Leonards before 5.

Dined at Sussex Hotel.

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

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Thursday, 22 August 1861

All day busy. Packed. Drummonds &c.

To city at 5 ― & with W.N. to Woodberry, lonely home now!

He sent me home in Brougham at 10.

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

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Wednesday, 21 August 1861

Busy till 10. To Leatherhead, & passed the day with poor Ellen. ― Came up at 7 & cab to F. Coombes.

Home by 10.30 ― tired.

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

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Tuesday, 20 August 1861

Looked on the sketches for work. Called on Daddy ― Susan married. Various shoppings.

Dined with Daddy at 7.30.

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

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Monday, 19 August 1861

At 8 left luggage at 119. Marina. Greeks at Station.

Lewes by 10. Passed the day with the Hunts, & dined there at 6. Late train, & only reached 15 Stratford Place by 11. Mrs. Cooper in bed. T. Cooper away, Bright Smith being ill.

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

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Sunday, 18 August 1861

Breakfast at 9. Walked alone ― lovely day ― to the old places.

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

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