all dependent on her movements. Old Miss
Sturgis, from the basement (who has shown herself a dis-
gustingly selfish old cat) greatly exercised as to what
is to become of her. (She wouldn�t go with Mrs P to
a formerly-intended house, because she couldn�t have her
pet basement.) Up in my room, smoking with Haney,
Gladdy present. Room dismanted, horribly dusty.
To bed, sans sheets, in Haney�s iron bed-stead by
11 or so. While we were at supper Leslie
came in, and was �so cross� as Mrs Potter expressed
it, that you would have supposed he believed the sale got
up for his own special annoyance. He got a bed at his
sisters, or the Smithsman. Haney did the latter.
Gladdy camped in Leslie�s room, making an entrance
through the window, the door being locked, the key not
forthcoming. Mrs Gouverneur & Miss Cooper didn�t
go to Philadelphia, the former �altering her mind� on the
subject. She now proposes migration with Mrs Potter
who declares now the sale is over, she will have a house.
I become the property of the new landlady � temporarily.
Packing up and toting down books would take a day
at least, besides I�ve got a notion of going off to Canada
perhaps for the whole summer, there to perfect Phono-
graphy and write story; when I can quit this house
paying no half-board during the interim, and return
to Mrs Potter. I like the woman better than I
shall any new landlady. And I want to live with
Haney. He is the only American I can thoroughly