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[words crossed out]. Wet through, and in acute pain from my
knee all the afternoon; after supper Davis came, and at my request went
out and got me some embrocation. After he had left, I got to bed, and
have till this moment been lying therein, writing up the foregoing three and a half
pages, uninterrupted, save by the good tempered fellows next dor, who brougt
on a glass of ale, and are now abed talking to one another, in growling so-
6. Tuesday. Davis came with the picture of the firemen framed. Making a
drawing for Roberts during the morning. Mr Hart and Dillon called severally.
Send a note to Barth. Called at Duane Street during the afternoon, and after
sitting awhile, went on to Canal. The Halls not in. Got a letter from Alf,
[words crossed out]. News of Brown; � that Lotty hath discarded
him, ( [words crossed out]! ) � that he cares not; � says he�ll go South
and wed an heiress; � he makes $12 a week, and (of course) spends it all, �
taking no thought of his debts; � is smelling after some dirty sensuality; � is disliked
and seen through by his fellow engravers, who use little delicacy in their manner to
him; speaks �patronizingly� of me as �poor Tom!� Bah! / Drawing
during the evening. Joe called.
7 Wednesday. Drawing during the forenoon. After dinner to Roberts, where
I got the mahogany engraving for the Era. To Spruce Street. Picton not in.
Met Atwood subsequently on Broadway. Evening to Canal Street, in
Mr Hall�s room, in company with the old gentleman. Cross came. Subsequently
I spake to him of the owing $10 for the engraving. Shall not get it. He
both in reply to Mr Hall and myself, partly promised, partly pooh-poohed and
partly bullied the charges against him.
8. Thursday. To Roberts, saw Rogers, the man who wants the drawing I
have in hand, done. To �Era� Office; to the Room engaged by Andrews in