Tuesday. 10th Feb. 1852
Clear mild morning; Damp and Raining at night.
I took my bath, and promenade up
Broadway, enjoyed the air, but found it muddy.
Laid down half an hour; do not feel strong.
Trimmed Julia’s cape with bugle lace and mended her
Gave up my visit to mothers, as Mr H. sees
every thing to condemn in our proceedings.
Felt sorry to disappoint mother, but think his
Sent an apology by Louis. A note from C. rather re-
proach full, my plans are generally frustrated by
Mr Leati praised Julia’s singing, thinks she improving.
Mr D. came down in late, and staid until half
past 10. The heat of the room affected his head,
and his nose commenced bleeding. I took him to
the Croton, and it soon ceased.
He returned to the parlour, and sat an hour longer
I was tired out.
G. went to bed early; and Mr D. left in the rain,
with thin boots, certain to be sick to.day.
Mr D. invited Julia to go [to] the Opera this evening.
I was compelled to decline.
He looked very grave; his face expressive;
but I cannot allow her to be seen in public with one so [distin