Less cold: ― ἂς εὐχαριστούμεν τὸν Θεόν, but darky, & sunless.
Worked on & off & on at the 5. W.C. drawings.
One letter from T. Cooper, containing one from Mr. Roper Maynard ― & his subscription: & Jones’s bill.
Did not go out.
The 2 cases with books & the Turin ˇ[&c. &c.] came.
At 6.30 came ―
Both really pleasant fellows ― though Wright is the liveliest & “cleverest.” Showed drawings till 10.30.
Col. Wynne [R.I.] has written today ― & comes out on Monday.
Vido & Fort Abraham are to be destroyed. The rest uncertain.
 Thank God (NB).
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]