Monday, 28 July 1862

Rose at 6. 2 pages of Homer. ― Very fine.

Walked out into those lovely woods: ―

The days that are no more.

Breakfast at 8.40 ― with Gussie, the Lord C. Wally & Miss Gye. & at 9.15 to rail with Lord Westbury, with whom in a private carriage compartment with him only ― came to town by 11, & to Stratford Pl. by 11.30[.]

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Indigestion. Sleep. Came pretty Mrs. Fane ― & her sister ― & little Miss Fane. ― Afterwards Caroline Jones & her daughter Emily: later, James Edwards & Lord Harrison. ― At 5. I walked with James Edwards, & left cards at Lord De Tabley’s, & D. Woolffs &c. ― Mrs. S. [Wortlap]: ― & saw Mr. Mrs. & Miss Percy ― all 3 kindly & pleasant.

At 7.30 ― to Adml. Robinsons. ― Dinner thus ―

Pleasant.

Staid till 10.30.

Cab home.


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

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