Rose at 7. Very close & warm ―
Wrote all the morning, to George ― Dean Stanley ― Mrs. Boyd & others. At 2 ― went to poor Mr. Morier’s ― 2.45 to Wade-Browne, with whom to Z. Gardens, where I staid till 6. ― meeting Digby & Mrs. Wyatt, who asked me to dine. ― Saw Sir H.J. Holland ― Lord Wesbury ― T. Landseer ― Philip, Geoffrey Nevill, & others. The Oran Otang is a very great brute. Cab with the Wyatts home.
Cab home by 11.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]