Cloudy ― & showery rain till 3 or 4 ― fine or cloudy afterwards.
Rose at 7. & after breakfast came Luigi the Zinkárro, & we packed & zinked a large case ― containing the Argostoli, Turin, & Florence, & much else.
After that I packed & camphored the carpets, & arranged towards more packing till 3. Penned out to 6, when I walked round the poplar Giro. Wild cloudy sky.
Dined at 7.30 ― & penned ― Zante drawings ― till nearly 10.
Awaken by N. Wind storms.
 “Zingaro,” Italian for “gypsy,” here perhaps a pun with “zink-man.”
 The word, as well as part of the line below it. is blotted.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]