Very wet. Pouring nearly all day.
Rose at 6. & finished the 48 drawings. ―
The Marathon, & packages have come.
Torrant called & Dickenson.
Went to the R. Academy ― saw the G. Parry’s there, afterwards called on the Drummonds & got 10£.
Then on Majr. Reynolds & Miss Y.: both grumbly ― poor things.
Home by 6. Always lots of notes to answer.
Dined at the T. Potters ― a very A No. 1 “repast.”
Very good dinner & wines. The Artist=footman. Discussions. ―
I ― or rather AT sang.
Drove home partly with Mr. Whitmore.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]