Same pleasant gray cool dry weather.
Wrote several letters. ― Miss (Cathne.) & Miss Elizth. Hawking came: ― & staid some time. ― (of Bignor Park![)]
Looked over Egyptian, Palestine, & half the Greek drawings. Colonel Shakespeare came also. ― Lord George Quin too.
At 4 went out & made various calls: ― everyone out.
Home before 6.
To the W. Sandbachs.
Exceeding good & pleasant. Talk of the Tinne party in upper Egypt, the Millenium, & other bosh. ―
Evening ― talk & showing drawings.
A picture fo C. Coleman’s, very good.
A picture of E. Lear’s ― not good at all.
Found lots of notes & had to write till nearly 12.
 Alexandrine Petronella Francina Tinne (or Tinné) was a Dutch explorer in Africa and the first European woman to attempt to cross the Sahara.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]