the Roman Catholic Church � a Bishop Hughes preaching. Sermon on death and
judgment � The customary error, -death held up as a horror instead of the nat-
ural God of All; � the wise and kindly transit On �to goodness which is
God.� / Afternoon the boys called. So to Christopher Street
with them, and there till night. Evening dragged on somewhat heavily �
newspaper talk, husks of converse � Walk home staring the man
out of countenance and thinking of M. Nearly a year�s absence � Ay
ole me! My heart is heavy.
22. Monday. To the �Atlas� Office. To the �Life� Office. To the (S)Harper
brothers who gave me the address of a certain Mr J Abbotts � long way above Canal
So off there, rain all the way. He out; � back by 2. Reading the
rest of the day. Wearied � matagrabolized.
23. Tuesday. Calling at the �Life� Office � saw Scorpionic Mearson.
At �Atlas�. At Warren Butlers; � got $2 [nurable dutu?]! Ehew!
In at Nassau St. Call on Baker on Caughey, &c &. Saw Morse. In
the afternoon to the Post Office with Mapother. Called on Strong, on Saroni A
Mayor�s � at �Atlas Office.�) Joe called in the evening, � not to see me �
but a certain �york town� passenger here abiding.
24. Wednesday. To the �Atlas Office�. Then to the �Reverends Jacob and
Joseph Abbotts�. Greene. A drawing to make. Mild men in white neck
cloths; � a superior, upper-ten girls school apparently. Two or three
lady-like girls with innocent, kindly faces clustered in the room. Won-
der what they thought of the poor devil of an artist, with his little