From to December 30, 1851.
1 Wednesday. To the �Traveller Office, and many Nassau
Street calls during the morning, which I recollect not now. Holmes
Andersons, Strongs &c. Afternoon, call at Chamber Street,
&c, to Castle Garden. Evening to Mrs Kidders. News of Lotty.
she being somewhat home-sick. / Had a smoke with Mason in his room,
subsequently out together, he walking to Duane Street with me.
2 Thursday. To Leonard Street, saw Hoopers, uncle and nephew,
sitting in the room of the former, conversing with him and wife. To Stewarts
with intent to sketch interior, but the magnifico-dry-goods merchant not being
within, didn�t get authorized. To Beekman Street, to Strongs, talk
with him, (met Townsend there,) to Holmes. Learnt how that Brooks
had been assaulted at his store; � (don�t like the bravo system of licking a man
by deputy.) To Castle Garden, with note. Met Livers. Drawing in
the afternoon and particularly dismal and matagrabolized. A letter from
Mr Hart, about to start for Cazonovia, making me an [words crossed out]
offer of $20 for title and drawings to be put on map, in stone. Out
after supper, turned in Book Auction, then to Liberty Street, learnt that
Richardson was staying at Patten�s, went there, sat an hour, returned,
talk to Fogarty, then bed. ) Called on Picton also, in the morning.
3. Friday. Drawing little initials on wood. Took them to Holbrook.
Agreed to have them, and more, provided I�d take orders for clothes, or,
the like in payment. Got an order for breeks. Afternoon Scribbling
to Castle Garden both fore and afternoon. Got note from Barth. Returning