Health somewhat better ― day finer. Rose at 5.30 ― & penned till 8. Breakfast.
Penned out more or less all day.
Edgar Drummond, always delightful.
Col. Campbell, a gt. Pleasure to see him again.
Mrs. Cave. ― took away the Nile drawing.
Penry Williams ― wonderfully well & jolly.
F. Lushington. Staid an hour ― a good lad.
George Middleton. Long accounts of poor dear Mrs. Leake’s death ―. Who did not know her danger at all.
T. Fairbairn ― who bought 3 drawings.
J. Edwards ― going to Japan next month!
He staid till 7.30[.]
Dined. ― & afterwards wrote & penned a little but fell asleep. ― Bed at 10.45.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]