woman, a reporter for the Express, named Farrel, a
young man who came with him and said little or nothing, Miss
Griffin and myself. Altogether a pleasant day. Returned at
about 8 1/2, in company with Mr & Mrs Carpenter � Miss G.
remaining on the Island. Haney and Cahill over at Thomsons
27. Friday. Drawing hard all day, from 9 to 10.
A note from Swinton asking for $2 balance due for some
cuts I sold of his. Sent it.
28. Saturday. To Bellew�s, and down town with him.
I to Wurzbach�s old room in Moffat�s building, to get certain pictures
of mine. To Pic and Nic-Naz offices. Major Piercy came
up in the afternoon and would have me go out to see premises he
has hired, corner of Bleecker & Broadway � where he�s going
to establish a restaurant and liquor saloon! He came up again
at night and there was some boxing in Haney�s room.
29. Sunday. In doors till evening, then to Chapins.
30. Monday. Drawing. At night to 31st Street.
1. Tuesday. To Harper�s with lots of drawings. Got
2. Wednesday. At evening with Cahill and Haney to
visit Clapp, a newspaper man, living in this street. A sort
of literary soiree. O�Brien, Bellew, Piercy, Arnold, Whelp-
ley and Wilkins (of the Herald) were present, with a Mr
Delanno � the only non-literary man present. Pipes,