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Text for Page 080 [04-10-1861]

           Will Waud�s peculiar Position.
morning.     Going down-town in the afternoon,
met young Pancknin again, who gave me Bab-
bage�s letter, a most kind and cordial one,
asking me to send him my portrait.     Going
to Harpers, to broach Bob Gun�s �invention�
(for Boweryem�s waspishness has involved him
in rows with them and the Appletons � the firms
suggested by Bob) I was overtaken by Cahill,
who had an appointment there, with O�Brien.   I
saw the Baron of Inchiquin talking with young
Joe Harper there, and left Cahill abiding his
leisure.       To F. Leslie�s, saw J. A. Wood
and Leslie.      He had got a letter from W. Waud,
growling dissatisfaction at non-receipt of letters,
intimating that he had sketches, but didn�t know
whether to send �em &c.      They pay Will�s wife
$10 weekly; she doesn�t know of Will�s volun-
teering, though they do.    He can�t come to the
city, except on furlough, like the others, and is
in for the campaign, which will assuredly prove
a serious business.   Leslie had just sent off
another artist, a painter in oil, the to Char-
leston, to replace W. W.   I saw the man once;
he came to 745.               Talking with J. A.
Wood, he mentioned old Powell and told an
anecdote or two about him worth preserving.               
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