Bore. Grayer, not so very clear.
Worked at 3rd process of drawings.
Letters from ―
Gussie Bethell ― who comes on Monday.
F.L. ― whose little boy is dead.
Mrs. Beaumont & her niece came about 3.15: a very pleasant nice woman.
“Clarence” (the Prescotts ―) belonged to her, & the vignettes in the Drawing room are all from my drawings ― made for her in 1838!! ([finished] by Paris.)
Walked out, & met Colonel Northey, of old days. ―
Dined at 6.30. Penned out till 9.30 ― & wrote to T.G. Baring till 10.30.
Day fine: & wonderful climate is this!
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]