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              prepaired to resieve borders, Gurman and Irish Emygrants, at the rate of
$1.50/100 pur head.�  This we dispatched with money to the New York Sun
Office, for insertion on the morrow.  The like to also appear in a Brooklyn
paper.  The old lady will be frantic at the outrage, and applicants.     To
the Brooklyn reading Institution, Dunsiere, his wife, Fagan & self where we
heard a concert by children.   I detest the cupidity of these who create this
precocity in children, its sheer brutality.
  5. Tuesday. Sent off letter for home with multitudinous newspapers.  Saw the
advertisement, albeit the yankee disciple of Caxton held too much reverence for Doctor
Johnson & Webster to preserve my orthography.   At the Office all day.  Evening cal-
led at Duane Street, and out for an hour or so with Mr Hart & Dillon.
Parting with them  & Leonard Street corner; sate up writing letter to Alf till 1.
  6. Wednesday.  Left Mr Richardson�s picture at his place. (He and spouse
fast abed and asleep at 1/2 past 8, the glorious exilarating morning Sun bright outside,
and all the world astir.)     To Wall Street, there all alone, as J B Holmes
& Gleason were off surveying.   Mr Hart & Dillon called, and at 1, I having
completed landscape the second, left key in possession of Messrs �Dunup & Squirmer�
and went out with them.   Finished my sketch of the Broadway block, while Dillon
took another.   After dinner, to Duane Street, where we all three worked till
6, drawing out our sketches, for canvassing an Illustrated Broadway Directory.
Evening, this present, went to Dobs for old things and busy enow.             Sent
a �Sun� to the old lady at Washington St, with advertisement marked, this 
morning.          Met Donovan & Scorpionic Mearson yesterday, who told me
that Andrews was editing the Reveille. (Wrote till past midnight �Batch of Ghost 
Stories�)
  7. Thursday. At Duane Street all the morning, drawing out from the sketch
the block in Broadway; Mr Hart drawing also, Dillon lazy and splenetic.   After
noon the rain storm ceasing again to Duane Street, and out with Mr Hart, to Pearl
Street lithographers.  Left him & called at Holmes�.   Learnt the result of the adver-               
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