Finer. ― but I resolved to go to Hastings. ―
Letters from J.B. Edwards, & Mrs. Rawson.
Wrote to C. Fortescue. Called, at 11, on Mrs. Manby. At 2.10. Rail to Hastings.
The Scrivens out.
Looked at some 12 or 16 lodgings: tired & cross.
Dined at the G. Scrivens’s ― at 6. ― Evening not so pleasant.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3.]