throat � but �I see Land� and shall get better. Returning
sat till 12, while Haney was writing up Picayune notices,
and then to bed.
20. Thursday. Wurzbach�s sister sitting in his office.
An amiable faced girl, in black. Wrote to Mr Greatbatch
in reply to a note received from him. He and family are, at
present at Philadelphia, where they invite me to join them. The
boisterous Banks and O�Mana up awhile, and presently
Paterfamilious Edwards, who having an idle day, proposed a long
walk. Promised to join him anon, then down town, to Post Office
&c. Met Kelly. Returned by omnibus up town, to Edwards�
and with him and his son for a walk up one of the Avenues,
returning by car.
21. Friday. At my office, packing up and doing things
preparatory to moving, the room ice cold. Powell & Abbott up.
A row with the former. Sol & W. W. in Wurzback�s
room. Dined together at Homers. Moved things with car
and carman up town. Bitter cold weather. Evening writing.
A letter from Boutcher.
22. Saturday. Down town, to my old room and else-
where, returning to dinner. Letter writing the rest of the
day, to my mother.
23. Sunday. Hobokenizing with Sol and W Waud all
the morning. Letter writing, getting the arrears of correspondence
lessened. To Greatbatch, and Barth.
24. Monday. Down town; letters and in the evening, the
Opera; present while Sol and Waud played billiards afterwards.