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Text for Page 005 [10-09-1850]

              October. 1850.
9. Wednesday.  Writing an article with intent to take it to Fowler of Holden�s
Dollar Magazine, till Evening.  Waud called after supper.  Together to the
Art Union Exhibition for an hour or so.     Waud�s Henry Hudson - acquaintance
Bellinger started for Illinois.  He himself designeth to take employ as gilder on
the morrow.
  10. Thursday.  Writing all day.  Letters from Barth, and from Mr Hart.
Evening, to Duane Street.  Butler,  Smith O�Brien � Fogarty and Mc
Masters present.  Got letters for Mr. Hart from sniffling termagaunt, and then
Mr. Royal entering, departed with him.  His wife and family this day arrived.
Left him on Hudson and called at Mr. Greatbatch�s, finding Joe there. Mary
Anne�s birthday. 	On returning found Waud awaiting me.
  11. Friday. Finished article.  To the Post Office with letters and papers.
To Wall Street, to the Office of Holden�s Dollar Magazine, to the �Life� Of-
fice, to Beekman Street where I saw Waud and lent him $4, to Corbyn�s;
then back.  Met old Greeley who told me Andrews hath not gone south.  After-
noon found out Herr Kist�s domicile, and delivered Mr. Hart�s letter to him
seeing the boy Valentine; then to Butler and Browns, and walked home
with the latter.  Evening in-doors, talk, Shakspere�s readings and fumi-
gation. Debate of the �Metaphysics of Passion�
  12. Saturday.  Out making calls during the morning, sans success.  To
Picayune Office, Era Office, Ned Buntlinean Office, Nick Orr�s &c.  Finally
expended $1,75/100 with the sons of Beach for advertisement-inserting throughout the
forthcoming week.  Back to Canal.  Wrote letter to Mr Hart, read. Waud
called and stayed the greater part of the evening. Repaid the $4.
  13. Sunday. Strolled to Beekman Street and passed an hour or so with Waud.
Afternoon reading, somewhat annoyed for brief space by a certain Mr Daniels, an
acquaintance of Brown�s, the latter leaving him to bore me.  Infidelical cur.               
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