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	Marchant the Manager.
being only spiked with nails, not with �rat-tail-
ed files� or the instrument invented for the pur-
pose.    Then the men could not have amoun-
ted to the number stated.          About Keitt,
friend of the deceased Preston Brooks (who
beat Sumner) Mixer junior, son to my landlord
told me that he saw him tearing his hair with
rage in the hall of the Charleston hotel.
  I think Frank Wood dined at our hotel
this day, but have kept no record of how
it passed subsequently.
  28.  Friday.   I have no record of the
day, and only recollect it as being passed
in between the Charleston Hotel and the Courier
office, journeying hither and thither.        It might
have been on this day or one subsequent that
sitting at the dinner table of the hotel I was
recognized by one Marchant, the manager of
the theatre here, who reminded me that he had
made my acquaintance in a Leonard Street
boarding-house, eight or nine years ago, when
he had first arrived in this country, from
England.       I recollected him soon enough and
inquiring after his wife � Miss Emily Ray-
mond was her professional name � learnt that
she died in Charleston, I think of yellow
fever two years ago.    She was a nice, pleasant-               
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