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Advice from him and Haney that I should seek a physician.
  17. Monday.  To Partons, and then to Homeopathic doctor,
(who attended on him, and, he says, cured him of fever and ague.),
in Chrystic Street.      A whiskered, thoughtful looking German
hight Berghans, who asked many questions and administered homeo-
pathic pills, or rather little sugared grains, almost fine enough to be
powder.         To Office, where presently came Powell�s obnoxious
son, wishing me to go over to the �Young Sam� Office and see his
progenitor, and Abbott; which I did.           Drawing, miserably.
  18.  Tuesday.   Hobokenizing with Sol till 1, it being a
fresh, sunny, lovely day.  Up among the old Weechauwken rocks, 
in search of health.  Painful indigestion and head ache.  Return
to Bleecker Street boarding house, 132 .       W. W. came for
Sol, to see Clarence�s embarkation for Marseilles.   I remain-
ed painfully endeavouring to draw big cut for �Young Sam,� rubbing
out, time after time.      Forbes and Parton in.
  19. Wednesday.  With big cut to �Young Sam� Office.  No
one there.    To my room.    A letter from Barth.     He free
of �Uncle Sam�s service, studying medecine, and living at Ann
Harbour, Michigan.               Drawing two cuts for Abbott, leaving
one at his residence, Grand Street.        To the opera with Sol
at night, Waud taking Mrs Levison.   The �Barber of
Seville.�   I was inclined to stop in doors, but Haney persuaded
and I�m glad I took his advice.      Looking on the gay theatre,
the handsomely dressed women, and pleasure seekers, the music and
play, contrasted with my late solitary evenings.           I�ve head-
aches, indigestion, hurried, confused dreams, nervous pains and sore               
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