Wednesday, 8 June 1864

[The entry begins at the end of the page; Lear probably intended to add the narrative of the journey, but never did.]

was the Captn & Doctor ― Moore, Gout, & Putsch, one Frenchman, & another. They say at 8 or 9 it will be calmer. The visible arrangements of the Ganges are the best I have known: there is no crackling: no loose objects: all fast.

At 8 ― or 9 it did become calmer, & I, not undressing, got to sleep at 10.

[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]


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