Jessie, Mrs. G. Edwards� daughter. Saw
them all off; returned up-town with Haney
in 6th Avenue car. Writing during the evening
until now, about 10 o�clock.
28. Saturday. Down town, to Harper�s,
to Haney�s office, Paul�s &c, met Alf Waud
and with him to Crook and Duff�s. At Harper�s
I had seen the inevitable Newman, fussy and agog
with work to do for them, at Haney�s the boy en-
graver was at work on a block of Havard�s (the
whole paper is this month illustrated by him and
Waud and badly illustrated) � go where I would
this morning, everybody seemed to find work but I,
wherefore I returned home a little out of sorts and
went to writing. At 10 P.M. to Bellew�s, sitting
talking with him till midnight. He projects return-
ing to England in the Great Eastern.
29. Sunday. Loafing part of the morning tal-
king to Lizzie Woodward, writing the rest and through
the rainy afternoon. Evening to 745. Mrs E.
Matty and Haney there. A few Bohemian
items, got from Shepherd. Clapp he estimates much
as I do, and knows much to corroborate that opinion.
A deliberately dishonest and utterly villainous borrower,
relying on his over-rated colloquial powers as the
chameleon or ant-eater or I know not what beast
does on its tongue � sticking it out for silly flies to