Nast off for England.
ween Heenan and Sayers, for the �Illustra-
ted News.� It was kept secret awhile, as a
stroke of policy over F. Leslie. Nast knows �the
Berucia Boy� from having accompanied Mort.
Thomson to Canada last summer, when the fight
between Heenan and Morrissey came off. Mort
reported it for �the Tribune,� Nast sketched for
2. Friday. Lovely day. With W. Waud to
Rondel at Pope�s studio, where we found him,
his wife (who speaks no English) and children.
Writing. Down-town in the afternoon; return.
Out again at 6, left opera tickets at Edwards�
(for Matty) went on to 16th St, with the in-
tention of sending Haney to the house, but as
it subsequently proved he had gone to Bleecker
Street to visit me, supping there. Meanwhile
I supped at Mrs. Potter�s, talking with her,
Hayes, Miss Cooper, Mrs. Eldredge and little
Jenny. Mrs. Theodore Griffin is, with her
husband, at Cold Spring, the people at Nia-
gara being uncommonly glad to be rid of her. Return
to Bleecker. Boweryem, Morris and Raw-
son Gill in my room, the latter got to talk-
ing Spanish at a great rate to Ledger. In
the latters� room afterwards. Abed about 1 1/2, as
usual of late.