Quite fine all day ― but rain from 9 to 11.
Rose at 7. ― Wrote. ―
Worked at the Lady James’s Campagna ― interrupted by Nicòlas’s men bringing home the 4th cabinet.
Worked on ― foreground. At 3 ― T.G. Baring came ― poor dear good Baring: than whom I hardly know a better man.
Worked on till 5.30 ― & placed drawings &c. &c. &c. ― till 7.30[.]
Very pleasant evening.
News of Viscountess Harding’s death. Talk with T.G.B. till 11.30.
Cab home by 12.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]