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Text for Page 041 [11-02-1861]

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	  Boarding-House Matters.
the evening, being part of the time accom-
panied by Boweryem and Jewitt, between
whom ensues a little ridiculous mystification,
when Jewitt denounces Halsted, without na-
ming him, as one who couldn�t keep his
mouth shut about favors received.         Ca-
hill does not turn up all day and Shepherd
tells me of notes from Armstrong and Seymour,
about his neglecting his duties.       It can have
but one ending.       We sit up till 12, reading
Hood and talking, while the rain comes
down in torrents without; Shepherd dozes;
I feel tired and sick and out of sorts, think
of the death of Levison and his child in that
room and of much more and finally go
to bed;   Shepherd staying all night.  He
has been to Harper�s in the morning, seen
Guernsey and returned with a rejected story.
  3.  Sunday.   Cahill appears with a black
eye and without a cent of his weekly $16.  Shep-
herd and I humbug him about the recent
exposure until he supposes the girls� appear-
ance in the house is attributed to him and
that he is in danger of being turned out.
Indoors; weak and tired during the morn-
ing and part of the afternoon.   Richardson
with Griswold in his room � of course talk-               
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