Gray early ― Wet after 12.
Worked at Walnut trees in Turin picture all day ―― but interrupted by, letters from C.F. & F.L. ― & by Wade-Browne & E. Baring calling.
I asked W. Browne to dine, but G. was out, & only came back by 5 ― so difficilmente an improviso dinner was got up of curry ―
Evening pelasant. Penned out till near 11. Wet night ― the last ball, I suppose, ever to be given at Corfû by Ἄγγλοι. Ὁ ἐσχάτος χορός.
Μάλιστα. Decbr. 1. 1864
 Only with difficulty.
 The last ball (NB).
 Indeed (NB).
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]