Tuesday, 30 August 1864

X12. ―

Very fine day.

Ill & sad all day.

Worked at the new Villa Gordianorum[1] ― placing it on canvass. 1st day.

F.L. came at & staid to 6.30.

Did not go out.

Penned out[.]


[1] Villa Gordiani, in Rome, takes its name from the imperial family of the III century AD, whose residence was supposed to have been there.


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

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