Sunday, April 04, 2010

08May1872, Dinner, Drum and Ball

LONDON, Wednesday, May 8th, 1872.
—Dinner with the tall and handsome and noble-looking couple, Ld, and Ly. Brownlow. Met beautiful Ly. de Vesci, Ld. and daughter, Holfords, etc. Drum at Ly. L. Mills' ; lovely ball with G. G. at Ly. Bristol's—all gorgeous with flowers and plants ; a big conservatory just like a negro's garden in Jamaica, with the addition of grand geraniums. Old Nevy actually turned up at the ball !

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