Dark & sunless, all through: & damp.
Rose at 7.30 ― & wrote to Mrs. Decie: & made a writing wh. it is to be hoped Dalziels will sign. Stephen Spring Rice came to breakfast.
At 10.40. came to Barnes ― forgetting my umbrella. “Packed ―” from 11.30 to 12.30.
Sate with Bright Smith ―: & at 2 ― went to the Ld. Chancellor’s.
The Cardens & Slingsbys there, & “Dick” and Gussie. She is a very absolute goodness.
Walked across the Park with the men, & called at Fairbairns ― out.
Walked slowly home. ―
At 5.30 ― to Digby Wyatts ― where I passed a wonderfully pleasant evening.
Walked with Mr. Trelawney to Regent St. wholly delighted with him.
Home by 10.45.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]