yesterday with the addition of headache. Met Bel-
lew and Gaylor this morning, and Mr Martin in Wash-
ington Square, as I returned from a call at Dixon�s, to
7. Friday. Down town. Rain. Work.
8. Saturday. Writing. A sunny, pleasant day. To Brooklyn
in the afternoon, Haney having preceded me. A pleasant eve-
ning. All the folks save myself and �Fanny� went to visit
Thomson at his new house in Hampden Street, but finding every-
body out, returned. Stopped all night.
9. Sunday. With Haney to Thomson�s. A brother of Mort�s
from Minnesota there, Well�s gone to church and �Chips� is
the country for a day or two. Over the house, a very pleasant
one, then with Thomson for a stroll Gowanus-way, returning
by 1, leaving Mort at his door. Dinner at Partons.
All took a windy walk � Grace, Mrs P, Parton, Haney and
I � in the afternoon. The Thomson�s came at night, Mrs T.
Wells, Doesticks & his brother Clifford. Returned to New
York through the mist with Haney by 12. These
Brooklyn visits are my true holidays. To know how I value
them I have but to think how I should miss them were I de-
prived of the pleasure. Parton said a good thing � among
hundreds of others � yesterday. �To love is human � but to hate
10. Monday. Writing � in doors all the dull, rainy, lowering
day. Being in Leslie�s room at 11 or later, with him and Raw-
son, and hearing considerable row on the stairs, we opened
the door and in sepentined Bob Gun with a dog which he
had picked up at �The Store� an adjacent tavern. He was ab-