In better health. I don’t attempt to rise early ― nor to press these Lithographs forward, ― not to go on with Greek, ― because I know that if I do so, I shall become far too irritable & unwell to go on at all.
Nice letter from R.D. Drewitt. ― Wrote to C.F. ― & sent a letter to Lady Goldsmid. Saw, in the paper, that Archie Peel’s wife is dead: ―――――
Worked at 7th Drawing ― (No. 16.) till 3 ― & finished it. Began 8th drawing, (No. 14) & worked till 6.15.
Wrote to Fanny Coombe.
I wish G. Κοκάλι would write.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]