Howland returns to Paris.
indulgence in liquor. He went some little dis-
tance in New Jersey, a few days ago, looking out
for a farm with intentions of purchasing. He
has tried Haney and the Harpers about getting mo-
ney on a checque-book, the sum credited to his ac-
count being �50. He expects more from England
but only a hundred or two. This is the fortune
obtained with his little French wife. They have
a child of which this great, rough Australian-
Irishman, Patrick Beckett Bellew seems very fond.
14. Tuesday. In doors writing, drearily. With
Boweryem to hear Lloyd Garrison on the �Aboli-
tionists and the War,� at the Cooper Institute.
Haney and Jack Edwards there; joined them.
To 745, with Jack and Haney afterwards. Mr.
and Mrs. Edwards, the girls and Ann there.
Howland went off to Europe again on the day
intended, as I learnt from Mullen, who made his
acquaintance at Pfaff�s. Among the things men-
tioned by Howland to me, during his call in com-
pany with Yewell, was that Stone had gone into the
army. Howland saw him in the uniform of an officer,
in Boston. (He was a spy under Gen. Butler afterwards.)
15. Wednesday. In-doors all the sleety, drizzly,
sunless filthy day, worrying over last pages of story,
which I finished. It�s rot, but I want to have
done with it. I confidently expect it�s rejection by