Bob Gun�s Marriage.
I shall never be able to reduce that conviction
to practice. And I don�t know that I care to.
8. Monday. Writing all the morning. Down
town by 5. Met W. Leslie, who invited me
to visit him at his newly-purchased house. To
Haney�s office. Rode up-town. Writing hard all
the evening. Cahill up. More talk of his Lon-
don experience; how he slept in boxes full of
showings, in a Paternoster Row work-shop;
walked the streets barefoot, or next to it, and didn�t
have his clothes off (he says) for 3 months.
9. Tuesday. Down town to �Evening Post�
office, saw Nordhoff and Maverick there, gave
the latter my article, Godwin being at Washington.
To Haney�s office; he out; Jack Crockett came
in. Return. Writing letters to Babbage and
W. Waud. Cahill up, as usual. Talk of
folks over the water. Bob Gun�s marriage
was characteristic; Cahill lied to Mrs. Bob
about his presence at the wedding (he was too
late for the ceremony) and, after a brief ex-
cursion, the happy couple returned privily to
their house and solemnized their honeymoon with
closed shutters! Bob chaffs his wife a good
deal, corrects her fondness for a pet-dog by
vowing that he will import a favorite skunk