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		   Frank Wood.
ment.   Serrell its colonel (our engineering friend
and visitor at 745,) has been �under arrest� tem-
porarily for some two penny ha�penny unstated
reason, which event doesn�t seem to have at all
interfered with his authority.     They do these things
so in the model republic.         Returning to New
York, parted with Jack.         To the Sunday Times
office, to F. Leslie; from the latter with Swinton
and John Wood to Mataran�s, to drink.    At Ha-
ney�s.   Bellew and Frank Wood came in, the
latter to pay $5 borrowed of Haney, the former to
get money from him.     At Crook and Duff�s sub-
sequently, with the two, where Rosenberg came up
and addressed them.         Walked up town together
afterwards.   �F. W.� as he terms himself is the
same offensive, depraved, pseudo-Bohemianish
hobbe-de-hoy as ever, very sly of any allusion
to his rampant professions of Southern proclivities
when in Charleston.      The cub has received no in-
vitations to lecture, as yet, and the drama that
he and George Arnold were to write �by order� for
Mrs John Wood was neither ordered nor acted.
Haney came to dinner with us and stayed the
evening.  Shepherd present as usual, and part of
the time Boweryem and Cahill.     The latter has
not been drunk today and has paid Shepherd his
$5.       He accounted for his avoidance of his creditor               
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