1 Thursday. In-doors, drawing all day. �Picayune� pictorial.
Hewel & Waud came up at noon, and earlier Welden./ Evening
reading Carlyle�s Essays. Nibelungen Lied, Burns, Murabeau.
2. Friday. Hillard called, having yester-night arrived, from
Milwaukee. He�s now residing with a brother 91, West 12th, and
projects abiding the winter in New York. / I down town, Picayune,
Office, Weeds, tailors, Wells & Webbs, Goslings. Return, room &c
dined. Evening, Mr Alcock came for me. To Spruce Street with him,
then by 3rd Avenue cars to Prince Street. To Levisons. He & Glover there.
Talks about drawings. Left them, walked down Broadway, supped and
to room. Wrote a long letter to Samuel.
3. Saturday. Down town, to Post Office & other places, breakfasting
at Goslings. Return by noon, and drawing all the afternoon. Waud
came up by 5, and left soon. Took a meal at Erfords, amid a haze
of Saturday night�s tobacco-smoke and loud talking Englishmen; then wal-
ked up the brisk cold clear Broadway night to Prince Street to Levison�s,
leaving a drawing with him. Thence, to the Gymnasium, where I found
all the fellows as of old, Gymnastic Cadets, Bogert & among �em putting
on their theatricals for parade. Gave up key to John Wood, got things
there left & return to room. Thence to Beach Street, where I found Mrs
K and Morse playing Euchre together. Sate and talked, or rather was
talked to. Got my $10 re-paid. Lotty has gone to Washington,
so she writes, the Baltimore company broken up, she singing or playing.
What a curious parade of mother and daughter affections the two play at
in their letters, both too so utterly hollow and selfish! Mrs K parades
imagined feelings in Lotty, talks how Whytal endeavoured to �stab her
through slandering her mother�s fair fame, � how �she bore with him for