Very lovely. No steamer: no mail at least, ― tho’ the Alexandria boat came.
Revoked plans, & suddenly unpacked my oils ― as, if it is only possible to finish these paintings & send all 6 to England ― a gt. matter is gained.
A. Wright called ― & Mr. C. Johnson. ―
Finished the small Olympus, & the Turin. Hurray!
At 3.30 ― with Wright to Ascension, where drew till 6. ―
Penned out till 10.30[.]
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]