Cloudy ― & often wet.
A bad day ― εῖς πολλοῦς τρόπους.
Letters from Mrs. Clive, Augusta Bethell, & C.F. Later from F.L. ― Mrs. F. being less well.
Worked ― but vey capriciously, at the V. Gordianorum. ―
At 6 ― ordered a piano ― for hire: subscribed for 2 months to a library & walked to F.L.’s. Mrs. F.L. is not much better, I regret to say.
Great pain seized my throat about 4 ― or 5 ― & I wrote to say I could not come to Hackwood tomorrow as I had intended. It is hardly better, & at times worse ― tonight.
A very bad night ― first pain & then Διαρρέα ―
 In many ways (NB).
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]