27 January 
Sariotti24 feels an irresistible craving for Ludmila's evening on Sunday; if he can be satisfied in this regard, then write me two words-- I hardly know Ludmila's arrangements and I am too slightly acquainted with her,25 to take on to myself the introduction of Sariotti.
Dedicated to Nadezhda Petrovna Opochinina in memory of her judgment upon me Peter. In the night of the 5th and 16th of April, 1866 (2 o'clock in the morning)
Wednesday, 20 April 
Tell me when I may find you at home; we haven't seen each other for so long, and I want very much to chat with you about several matters and to show you a new little piece (a War Song of the Libyans)____________________