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              evening, he being off for Charleston on Monday.   Out with him to
visit Tom Scott, the light haired, fairfaced, Saxon looking good
humoured English young fellow, who whilome boarded at Holts � he
having gotten married.   I suppose he�s not seventeen.          Sat
awhile conversing with him in Clinton street sky-parlor; then par-
ting with Fogarty in the Bowery, to Mulberry Street.   There,
with Mr Greatbatch and the rest till half past ten or so, then back
and to bed.          Wonder Alf Waud don�t write.
  12. Sunday.     In doors till evening, rain storms intermittent
out of doors, drawing and loneliness within.     Called at Mrs Kidders
at about 8 or so, sat awhile talking with her, Pope, and twain others.
Mason in his room with Jane Gibson.   Shouldn�t wonder if he was
married to her, thought he was after no good � if it prove matrimony
I�m right.        Left, and through a thick clammy mist, the rain
rising upwards to Mulberry Street for brief space.  Then a med-
itative pipe to Reade Street Shades, glass of ale there. From thence
the fire bells tolling a scamper into Water Street, a locality, I think,
particularly favourable to fires.     Multitudinous red shirts and
engines,  but as it proved, little need of them, so back through
the rheumatic mist thoughtfully, and to garret-bed.
  13. Monday.  Letters from Mr Hart and Dillon. /  At
work on full length of Picton en costume Garde National � fin-
ished it.  Fogarty called  � he off on the morrow.     Commenced
drawing for the Picayune apropos of New York Volunteers, dying
in Hospital & subsequently sumptuos funeral array.   At sunset               
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