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Text for Page 142 [09-03-1855]

the winter and spring of 1852 & 3 hindered the circulation of
his paper, secretly wishes to be rid of me.     (I�ll not trouble
him.)     Writing all day. (my book.)     Alf and Clarence Eytinge
up in the evening.     With the former to Haney�s & Parton�s lod-
gings, and to the residence of Parton�s aunt.    He (and she) had
gone to the opening night of Rachel�s performances; subsequent
to which we met him, and had an hour and scotch ale together
in a Broadway place.
  4.  Tuesday.   Writing during the morning, only Banks
coming stamping up.     At 2 strolled down to Fulton Market and
made a dinner off roast oysters in one of those half al-fresco restau-
rants, where you look out upon the market people & passersby.
Called in on Welden.    To room and writing, till the Wauds,
Sol Eytinge and Wood came up.     Out with them to Trankerhoffs
by 9 for drinks.
  5. Wednesday.  Writing �Pen Scratches from Paris.�   Strong�s
boy up.  Some cut�s Gayler�ll take, some not.   Down town,
(meeting Levison in the Park by the way, and having a cool sentence
or so with him,)   to the Brother Jonathan Office, and saw
Day, about cuts.  To Fulton Street.   None of the �miserable
club� present, only Wood and Clarence Eytinge.     The smal-
ler Waud, (who�d been showing himself in Broadway,)  came in
anon.   To dinner, and writing all the rest of the day. Swinton
called in during the afternoon.   Writing till midnight.
     I long for letters from England.
  6.  Thursday.  Writing awhile till noon, then to Ful-
ton Street, where I learnt that Alf had gone out with Stone,               
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