Reportorial and Miscellaneous.
Catholic church in 16th street, there to report
the funeral of the Chilian minister. Then to
Bleecker Street for an hour�s sleep, which I need-
ed horribly. Down town after dinner, and up
again to the N.Y. University and to 4th street
near the North river, to find out astronomer�s
and get particulars about newly-discovered planet.
By 6, to Bleecker Street, being, thank God! off
duty for the evening. As I write now I feel
very tired and �� am going to bed. Little
Miss Maguire was at supper with us, this evening.
19. Wednesday. At the office, paragraphing
&c, till noon, then off duty till the evening. Up
town, left opera-tickets at 745, with Sally. Her
sisters were in the store, she herself half-enga-
ged with a customer. A letter from Morris.
Nothing particular in it. He stays till No-
vember, has met Hitchings, who has �shaved
off all his vast beard save the moustache.�
Chores and writing letter for Mrs Murray. In
the evening to the Meeting of the Academy of Mede-
cine at the University building. At 10 � it closed
and I went down-town by 3rd Avenue car to the
office, wrote out my report and returned at mid-
night � this time not nervous, but in good spirits.
20. Thursday. To Mrs Murray�s with letter
and book for little Mary. To Office, there para-