Wednesday, 18 November 1863

Dry ― dark ― gray. Eyes & head baddy.

Subscribers 330. ―

Came Dickenson, & took out the Turin. ― Came Fitzherbert Hacson-Widdington ― also F. Lushington. ― Widdington & a friend ― one Mr. Cust, ἐπαρητήρησαν Ζωγραφίας[1] till 1. Then came Mr. Morier, & then James Uwins ― who ― (J.U.) staid till 3. James looks much aged. ― After that came Mr. & Mrs. Prescott, kind people. And now ― at 4 ― W. Sandbach. ―

14 9 people in all ― & when I came back from a short walk at 6 ― G. Middleton ― No. 10 ― had called.

At 7 ― Cab to 45 Mantague Square.

1863-11-18

A very merry & pleasant Evening.

But dear old Mr. Morier fades. ―

Home by 11.

 


[1] They saw paintings (NB).


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

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