tion of the West Point cadet and probable matrimony.
31. Sunday. A lovely day, warm, soft and
sunny, presenting a cheering contrast to the two pre-
ceding ones. Wanted a good walk, so crossed to Wil-
liamsburg and explored Davis�s residence. He out for
the day, so struck down Myrtle avenue and to Par-
tons. �Fanny� down with one of her headaches, but
rallied by taking a walk in the afternoon. Ulric
at tea, subsequent to which the Thomsons � all of them
� came, with Ed. Wells. Escorted them back to their
domicile � all of us � at 10, then returned and to
1. Monday. Returned to New York, seeing Pounden by the way.
Writing letter to Hannah &c. To Bayard Taylor�s lecture in
2. Tuesday. Drawing &c} the evening with Haney and Sally
Edwards. Crowd filled the lecture room at Clinton Hall � had
to adjourn to Cooper Institute. Subject �Moscow.�
3. Wednesday. Down town. Met Mrs Jewell � her family
live in this street now, next block. Pounden at supper, sub-
sequently in Leslie�s room. Rain came through my attic
ceiling, through a hole knocked into roof by a fallen chimney-
port, which smashed t�other night. All night drip-
drip, dripping � saturated carpet, some of my clothes & bed!
4. Thursday. Rain continued. In Haney�s room, mostly
devoting myself to dog � an acquisition of Haney�s. Black & tan ter-rier.