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demned to be hanged to-day at the Tombs,
in opposition to the moral sentiment of every New
Yorker with whom I have talked on the subject.
Down town, to F. Leslie�s; saw Newman there,
who talked, as usual, overpoweringly about him-
self.     To the Evening Post office, saw Maverick
and Nordhoff.     Returned, discouraged, up-town.
Edge came in the evening, having been to witness
the execution.   He talked awhile and presently
went to sleep on my bed.     Boweryem up.  Edge
off.          Writing letter to Hannah till an hour
past midnight.
  22.  Saturday.   Edge came (from Amity
Street where he sojourns, at present.)  Down
town with him, the streets muddy, the stores jubi-
lant with flags, in honor at once of the recent
victories and of the anniversary � Washington�s
birthday.    Met Haney near the Park, he going
up-town wards to dine at Parton�s.    To Holmes�
Photographic Gallery where Edge got a cartes de
visite of his friend and pitcher, Watson, and stood
and sat for his own.         To the Astor house, Edge
inquiring for N. P. Willis.      Thence to Ross and
Tousey�s, and Edge to the Ledger Office.    Parted
and up town in omnibus; troops marching through
the ancle-deep slush of Broadway, horribly be-
mired.        Dinner and loafing.     Strolled out in               
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