Thursday, 24 November 1864

Cloudy & rain early: ― Wind & rain all day ― & towards evening tremendous gale & sea, & pouring rain.

Rose at 7: 7.30 to 9 ― work, & again from 10 to 4 hard work ever.

Breakfast 9. Papers, & letter from Mrs. Prescott.

At 4 ― in pouring rain, went to Hotel Mediteranee [sic], to see if Mrs. Hankey was gone. She was not ― & I sate there till 5.30. ―

Home & dined at 7.

Hardly read afterwards.

Noisy is the sea.

Madame Collerido overhead giving a dinner, at 6.30. The carriages seem all to wait, & now, at 9.15 ― 9.30. the guests seem all to go. ―

12th Day of 240 Tyrants.
Got through 2nd process of 13 ― 101 in all.

(XX7)


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

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