Finer ― but colder. Evening foggy & horrid.
Bright Smith much the same ― poor fellow. No human being could be more patient & gentle.
Dickenson came ― to whom gave orders, & 50£.
Took Medicine Chest to Chemists: ordered a new trunk.
Called on Mrs. Leake. Mr. Marsden there.
At 2 or 3 ― paid W. & Newton, Roberson, B. & Bush, Keed, & [Bumpus]. ― walked to the Chancellor’s, & sate a long time with dear little Gussie, who is absolutely good & sweet & delightful.
A cab back, & at 7. to F.L.’s, ― where, with him & “Kate” I passed a pleasant Evening.
Home in a cab at 10.30.2012 Arranged & fussed till 12.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]