An amiable Conspiracy.
Ledger by 1. To �Tribune� Office and after ^|half| an
hour�s waiting, saw Dana, who told me article
would go in. Horace Greeley and Solon Robinson
conversing. To �Courier� Office, saw Briggs.
Return up-town in the rain with Ledger. Drawing
on wood in the evening till 12. In Ledger�s room
for an hour subsequent. Little Boweryem in mine,
during the earlier part of the evening. Little
Miss Maguire left the house on Monday. Did I put
down that Mrs. Levison has gone to Havana?
9. Friday. W. Waud up. He has taken board
in the 2nd Avenue, works at Frank Leslie�s, in
his artist�s room there, with Wallin, Stephens, Berg-
hans and others. Down-town in the afternoon.
In the evening were assembled in Ledger�s room,
Tracy, Billington, Shepherd, Cahill, Bob Gun,
Damoreau and Ledger himself, presently
Boweryem and anon Banks, who came up,
rather drunk, upon a loose invitation of Gun�s to
him and Claher. There was an amiable project
on foot to get little Boweryem inebriated, for
which purpose Ledger had purchased claret, sherry
and whiskey � plenty of each. Boweryem had
professed the severest temperance principles, saying
that liquor was t distasteful to him, making
however an exception in favor of claret, upon which
hint that wine was procured. I left them at