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man couple, having a liason with the
wife, the husband being cognizant of the
adultery.     John Seymour begs and spunges on
his brother to the extend of his endurance.    It
was this John who did some knavery in Eng-
land which induced his brother to change his
name from that of Bailey (perhaps as too sug-
gestive) on coming to America.           Lizzy
Petit set fire to her dress accidentally, on
Thanksgiving Day, and has been severely burnt.
Morris and I ascertained this, calling on her.
I learnt afterwards that not withstanding the pain
she suffered, she immediately wrote to            of
the Home Journal to have a paragraph inserted
about the accident.               Did I put down that
Monroe � the Edwards� Monroe � has returned
to California? regretted by none that knew
him.     A commonish fellow, a sort of Yankee
Leslie, without any of the Scotchman�s better
Qualities.    The girls found him out while he
was here; they joke at his departure and Sally
augurs unfavorably of one of her unknown
brothers�-in-law in consequence of Monroe�s being
his friend.               During the summer, Jack
Arnold and others, staying at the �Phalanx�
in Jersey, got up a mock duel at the expense 
of one George Boweryem, a cockney, an adver-
tisement collector for the Century and other               
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