to bathe at Stroebers. Returning to New York by 6 1/2 met Da-
moreau, (who had been to see his sister off by the Albany boat for Buf-
falo.) Haney & Levison departing up-town wards, we fed together,
then I to my room. Banks up awhile. Read through Tenny-
son�s new book �Maud.� I am lonely just now, and feel
little sympathy or interest with the few I kow.
25. Saturday. In the afternoon with Haney, whom I
called for at the Picayune Office, to the Fulton Street room. The
younger Waud, Sol Eyting and Arnold there, and anon Damo-
reau. Waud depreciating Tennyson and poetry. With Haney
at evening, to a relative of Parton�s, (I believe, his Aunt.)�s resi-
dence. A party of pretty children playing vant-un, and ladies
present. Parton came, and we�d a conversational evening, followed
by a Washington Square & Broadway walk; I getting to my
room by 12 1/2.
26. Sunday. Banks up by 12, and objectionable. Dined
in company with O�Mana. To visit Welden, whom I found
worse, apprehending inflammation taking place. To Dob�s with intent
to propose a ramble to Damoreau, but finding the smaller Waud
with him, dropped them in Bleeker Street, and called on Haney.
In his or Levison�s room�s, then an attempt at crossing to
Hoboken, which the rain storm checked. To the house again, and
there till 7. then to my room. Banks up again.
27. Monday. Down town twice. A note from Greatbatch.
Answered it. Drawing. Read North�s insanely egotistic book
�The Slave of the Lamp.� Writing.
28. Tuesday. Drawing. Yatman up, appearing in his