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Text for Page 086 [10-14-1856]

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day.   In doors, drawing ineffectively.    A scrap from
Alf Waud, inclosing a letter to be transmitted to
his brother.  (Back on Friday.)
  15.  Wednesday.  Writing.   To Radways.   R.R.
R quack shop .  Got $3 for M.S article.     Returning
looking in at Wild�s candy store, Mr Jewell and
another man came in, the former introducing the latter
to Wild.          Jewell has a very ignoble face, and his
eyes a look like bullets � solid, leaden, unlustrous.
The three began talking demi-obscenely.        Called
at Mrs J�s at night, to tell her of Alf and her
daughters proposed return.   /      That low little
cockney Watson, dramatic critic and �English cor-
respondent� to the Sunday Courier has been turned out
of his boarding house for going to the servant girls� bed
room.     This, our landlady spoke of, having seen him
once, here, with Haney � whom, bye the bye, he swindled
of a few dollars.           Nice people one knows, in con-
nection with the New York press!
  16.  Thursday.  Non mi recordo.
  17.  Friday.    Alf Waud up by sunset.   He
arrived by the afternoon boat, somewhat later than its
usual time, and had sent �Mary�, baby and servant
to Greene Street, from the place of debarkation.   Old
Falk had accompanied them from the Catskills,
partly finding a pretext for the journey, his real
object being that of obtaining payment for the last
fortnight�s board of the party � some thirty dollars.               
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