Rose late ― very fine ― & very warm all day ― but sciroccoish. No steamers of any sort. ―
Read Lord W. Lennox’s Biographies, & penned out more or less always till 2 ― when Wade-Browne came, & cross as I was, persuaded me to go out.
So we went straight on end to Calafutimes ― some 6½ miles ― whence assuredly the view is most lovely & wonderful. The peasants are a fine race & courteous too. It was a hard run to get back by time to dress ― . ―
At the palace
No steamers: 2 due.
Home by 11.30[.]
 Lennox, Lord William Pitt. Fifty Years’s Biographical Reminiscences. 2 Vols. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1863.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]