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Text for Page 165 [08-17-1860]

	Lotty�s characteristic Doings
lizing Sally�s company I don�t know.   Jack
asked her once, some time ago, to her extreme
amusement, �if old Gunn had ever popped?�
By 11 the girls retired to their state room, and
after a cigar in company with Jack and Brown,
on the roof of the steamer, we followed their ex-
ample, Jack having the berth below me.
  18.  Saturday.  New York again.  Haney in
waiting at the pier.   Left him at Broadway,
into omnibus, all of us with the exception of Knud-
sen, to 745, where Brown quitted us.             Had
breakfast and left.      To Bleecker Street.         Bow-
weryem and Mrs Boley up in my room; talk
about Lotty and her recent domiciliation in this
house � a delightful and characteristic revela-
tion and pretty kettle of fish generally.    From
the outset she originated an intimacy with the
two newly-arrived Englishmen, Brentnoll
and Hill, the first of whom appeared comple-
tely fascinated by her.   The party usually ap-
peared very late at breakfast, would pass the
morning in the parlor, singing at the piano or
playing cards and �carrying on� in obstreporous
fashion.     Lotty called the two men by their Christ-
ian names and they responded.       �Jule� Martin
went to her daily labor, but otherwise played
third party and bottle-holder, Hill being assig-               
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