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	     A Reminiscense of Sally.
possibly in consequence of irregular payments, and
now draws, at an increased salary, for Harper�s.
He made the acquaintance of one of the young Har-
pies in Washington, nursed him while sick, or was
otherwise of service, and got offers made to him.
  Haney says that Sally, when quite a girl, did
side with the first Edwards family against her
mother; that she, being at Nyack, visiting the Ni-
cholses, said to a woman of the place that her mo-
ther was �only a governess until her father married
her.�       There was a row about it at the time,
Mary Rogers taking it up with characteristic Par-
tonian impetuosity     Sally told me her version
of this business at Grafton, and I have record-
ed some of it.      Haney believes she told a lie to
absolve herself from obloquy.         Mrs. Edwards
informed him of the whole story, after his rejection
by Sally.        Women never forgive their own sex.
  24.  Friday.   Writing.   Down town in the after-
noon.  Going into Frank Leslie�s met Beckett
Bellew with           the Irishman who once had J.
A. Wood�s place of treasurer and is now employed
in some other capacity � I think that of advertisement
collector for the Monthly.    To Crook and Duff�s,
where we found F. Bellew, Brightly and others.
Out with F. B. presently and temporarily quitting
him went up into the �Tribune� Office and caught               
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