wardses. The heads of the family out of town.
14. Monday. Letter from Alf to Mrs
Jewell, to whom I conveyed it seeing her, and two
married daughters. Menelaus Brainard has
left his employment on the Hermann, presumably
to hunt up his wife. Down town. Bonars, Picayune
Post Office, Ross & Touseys &c. Back with big
lithographic stone. Work till 6 1/2. Writing till mid-
15. Tuesday. Drawing on stone all day. Called
on Arnold at night, and with him to Taylor�s hotel,
intending to find Howland, who, with Yewel is in
town. Met Banks anon, and for a half
hour to the Ornithorycus. He, Banks with a companion,
one Mitchell, an office chum.
16. Wednesday. Drawing. Visited Dixon
in the evening.
17. Thursday. Took big stone to Bonars.
Return by way of St Johns Square. After din-
ner to Brooklyn, and visited Parton. Bay
unprecedently hot even for a N. Y. July. An
half hour�s talk with Parton about our book, (which
was published on Monday.) He proposed that after
the Masons thousand are sole, and our profits com-
mence, that we should share in the proportion of his
taking two thirds to my one. He places his having
procured a publisher, his name &c (as author of
Greeley�s biography) and his labor on the book as