Dark, damp, disgusting ― till 1. ― 3 to 6 ― fine with sun.
Rose at 7. Too dark to do anything.
Sorted drawings, (to take to [Hants] ―) for 2 or 3 hours.
Letters from T. Fairbairn: wrote to him, T.G. Baring, Mrs. Scrivens, Matt Wyatt & Mrs. Prescott ― arranging to go to Fairbarns on the 18th. Sir F.B.’s on the 16th.
Painted at the Prescott=Ascension view: ― & later at Miss Yates’s Athos. Slow work & a bore.
Came Mr. Sayer: & later Mr. Ridley.
At 6. went to Maclean’s ― about the Photographs of my sketches: ― to Bickers ― Foord’s ― & home.
At 7.30 ― to 61. Eaton Square.
Home by 11[.]
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]