Monday, 29 September 1862

Rose at 6.30. Fog!! ―――――

Both Mr. & Mrs. Prescott breakfasted ― at 9. (prayer first, very good & pleasant & short,) & Mr. P. paid me £105.0.0. I hope they may enjoy the pictures for many years. Little Frank came down ―.

― Chaise to Station ― from Waterloo cab by 10. To Stratford Pl. ― Letters from Miss Wentworth of Woolley, & Mr. G. Ridley ― with 10.10. Sent Thomas Cooper to Drummonds. Meanwhile, sate to the astute Gush ― a keen & hard man. ― To his side questions about gas, I said, all change at present was out of the question ― as I was leaving town. ― From 12 to 6 ― I was constantly arranging drawings. At 6. dressed. At 6.30 ― went in pouring rain to Digby Wyatts. What comfort of a house! & what happy couple! ―

Mrs. D. Wyatts brother ― a great invalid, came in afterwards ―.

I played & sang a good deal, & came away at 11.15.

I am always happy with Digby Wyatt’s.

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


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