A perfect lovely day. But ill begun ― XX.
Rose later ― & worked off & on, ill enough all day ― at a few more small drawings.
At 4 ― went up with G. to the Villa Sassernõ, taking a drawing for Thomson Hankey, who has really been very amiable. Mrs. Leycester of Toft, was at Mrs. Bathurst’s.
Returned, & called on Mrs. Smith-Barry: no news of the Widdingtons yet.
Dined at 6.30. Penned out till only 9.
Sleepy ― & bed.
Higgins sent 20£.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]