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Text for Page 018 [11-03-1851]

              band play; standing on, grassy eminence where you
could gaze every way through the chill dank morning.
The islands circumference.  To New York with Barth.
Wall Street,  Cedar,  Traveler Office.  Talk
with Holbrook, imbibition; left Barth, to Millers,
worked till dinner.     Met English Engraver at door
step,  wanted a drawing made. Back to Pearl 
Street, work � dusk, Traveler Office, talk with Hol-
brook, back to supper, drew design for Engraver,
did rebus for Hallock, drew more, wrote, and now,
very weary in brain to bed. Very cold too.
  {4  Tuesday     Each day at Millers, and such
  5. Wednesday}     interim as could be spared to
and fro at the Traveler Office.   Many hundreds of
things to do.   Engraver Hitchcock hath cleared out
unto Boston, and Holbrook talketh of hiring Locking-
ton, little English wood-pecker newly arrived.
Strongs paper ending this week.  Much talk about 
Yankee Doodle, title &c.  Hawkins about. The
Evening of Wednesday drawing on wood for Lockington.
A practical canine play-bill design for Blan-
chard the actor.  Not a moments pause or time
for rest.
  6  Thursday.  Drawing at Millers still � Trav-
eler Office.  In the afternoon, to a certain place               
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