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nearly a week.      They advertise but fizzingly, yet
have done one decent thing � had 1000 paper fom�s
made, containing title, specimen cuts, chapters of
contents &c of the P. N. B. H, for distribution in
the railroad cars.          I have received more complimen-
tary notices.         I have written letters to home, Bout-
her, Dick Bolton & Foster.       Weather alternately
hot and rainy.         Busy, idle, drawing some, � for Pica-
yune, Nic-nax and Leslie � writing more, very
lonely, sometimes sickish, and generally matagrabo-
lized and despondent.        Had a frightful relapse into 
nervous horrors one day and night.
			August.
  1 to 8.  Both Saturdays.     Much as heretofore.
Pierce, Mrs Books� son has again become a boarder
here.   Mrs Gouverneur has shown once or twice, never
for more than a day or two.          Haney is out of town
for a two days holiday, to Nyack, where the Edwards
girls are staying at a Mr Russells.               Parton
is reported to be within a week or two of the completion
of his life of Aaron Burr and another book of Fanny
Fern�s is advertised.       Waud writes of that allways
to-be-effected trip west-wards.     Will is at Cohasset
(and owes him $50.)       Sol Eytinge still lives with
�Allie� and co. in Bond St Brooklyn.         Haney is
about to return to the editorship of the Picayune /
Doesticks resigning.     Mrs Levison � whom I�ve               
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