3. Bedeckt, regnerisch.

— 9–10h abwärts, ohne Regen. — An Mitzi Willmann (rec. Br.): 30 Sch. zur Verrechnung. — Die Notizen zum Vortrag immerhin erstmalig geordnet, um 4h diese Arbeit beendet. — Nach der Jause längeres Gespräch mit der Familie Wertheimer-Krum. — Von Fanny Violin (Ansichtsk.): Grüße aus Hamburg u. kurzer Bericht über das Haus. — Von Deutsch recomm.: Erstdruck von Schindlers Beethoven-Biographie. — 5–6h wirlwärts; Nebel kommen tief herab. — Lese Schindler. 1

© Transcription Marko Deisinger.

3, cloudy, showery.

— 9 to 10 o'clock, downwards, without rain. — To Mitzi Willmann (registered letter): 30 shillings, by recalculation. — The notes for performance put in order for the first time, after all; at 4 o'clock, this work is finished. — After teatime, a lengthy discussion with the Wertheimer-Krum family. — From Fanny Violin (picture postcard): greetings from Hamburg and short report on the family. — From Deutsch, by registered post: first edition of Schindler's Beethoven biography. — From 5 to 6, toward Wirl; mists reach a low altitude. — I read Schindler. 1

© Translation William Drabkin.

3. Bedeckt, regnerisch.

— 9–10h abwärts, ohne Regen. — An Mitzi Willmann (rec. Br.): 30 Sch. zur Verrechnung. — Die Notizen zum Vortrag immerhin erstmalig geordnet, um 4h diese Arbeit beendet. — Nach der Jause längeres Gespräch mit der Familie Wertheimer-Krum. — Von Fanny Violin (Ansichtsk.): Grüße aus Hamburg u. kurzer Bericht über das Haus. — Von Deutsch recomm.: Erstdruck von Schindlers Beethoven-Biographie. — 5–6h wirlwärts; Nebel kommen tief herab. — Lese Schindler. 1

© Transcription Marko Deisinger.

3, cloudy, showery.

— 9 to 10 o'clock, downwards, without rain. — To Mitzi Willmann (registered letter): 30 shillings, by recalculation. — The notes for performance put in order for the first time, after all; at 4 o'clock, this work is finished. — After teatime, a lengthy discussion with the Wertheimer-Krum family. — From Fanny Violin (picture postcard): greetings from Hamburg and short report on the family. — From Deutsch, by registered post: first edition of Schindler's Beethoven biography. — From 5 to 6, toward Wirl; mists reach a low altitude. — I read Schindler. 1

© Translation William Drabkin.

Footnotes

1 Anton Felix Schindler, Biographie von Ludwig van Beethoven (Münster: Aschendorff, 1840). It is generally believed that this edition is more reliable than the expanded second edition of 1860.