Bowman off for California.
ing to positive rudeness, and nothing else worthy
of characterization as far as I have observed. He
used to drink considerably. Up-town and in-
doors the rest of the day. Boweryem with me
during the evening.
1. Sunday. In-doors, writing &c. till 4,
then to Bellew�s. With him till 11, principally
talking over his intended lectures, �Punch� and
�Caricature.� He has employed Banks in getting
2. Monday. With Mrs. Boley to Pier No 4,
North River to see Bowman off for California, he
having called yesterday and announced that in-
tention. Failed signally, after half an hour�s
waiting in a dense crowd outside the gates. Ef-
fecting an entrance at length on the long pier, we
could not obtain access to the vessel, officials de-
manding passports of all passengers. To
Nassau Street; met Bellew, to Crook and
Duff�s; left him, to F. Leslie�s, thence to the
Sun office about a job, saw one of the Beach�s,
(a mean-looking common little man) with him
to F. Leslie�s, anon up town by 3. Drawing
during the evening. Shepherd up and Boweryem.