Thursday, 9 July 1863

Rose at 5.30. ― Penned out, or rather, coloured, till 8.

Afterwards ― & note writing ―
came
Edgar Drummond. ―
Mr. North}                               {Jericho
Miss North} who took away   {[Arlona]
Miss C. North}                         {Corfû from Virò
Mr. T. Baring ― very pleasant & nice.
Lady Goldsmid ―― who would have staid ― but ―
Mr. Morwatt. came &
Mr. ―― Morwatt. ― both of whom were semi bores.
Mrs. Martineau}
Miss Martineau.} good people.

Worked at intervals at Sta. Maura penning out.

At 6.30. walked to Bond St. & ordered a trunk.

At 7.45 ― to Drummonds.

1863-07-09

Dinner very nice: & wine particularly so.

Mrs. Drummond has one of the most beautiful faces I ever see ― yet she is not called a beauty.

E.D. walked all the way home with me. ―

XX


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

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