Very fine day.
Ill & sad all day.
Worked at the new Villa Gordianorum ― placing it on canvass. 1st day.
F.L. came at & staid to 6.30.
Did not go out.
 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.]