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Text for Page 011 [03-02-1862]

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	Matty.  Cahill.  At Leslie�s.  More of
		Mrs Bellew�s doings.
of other people in the world � compliment, chaff
and badinage.         Honeywell conversing sotto voce with
Mat, Haney anon taking refuge in a book, and oc-
casional desultory chat with the rest.  Presently �Char-
ley� left.       At 11 �, I followed his example and Ha-
ney rose too.         Mat, with her fair hair and rosy face
rendered saucy and piquant by a black velvet bonnet
stuck careless on he pretty head, its ribbons flowing
loosely and revealing the delicate throat � Mat with
one foot on an upper stair, stood conversing for a mo-
ment or two be with us, before ascending to bed, and
I wondered if the recollection didn�t haunt Haney
when he parted from me on his way to his fireless
boarding house room.         I found he had been to 12th
street this evening, expecting to see Bellew.    Mrs B.
gave him a message to telegraph to her husband, of 
course, not paying for it.    She had been also to Frank
Leslie.
  3.  Monday.   Rain and drizzle.   Cahill up in
my room for an hour or so.   He has succeeded his
friend Dolly Davenport in the good graces of Fanny
Browne.      Downtown with him by 3, to F. Les-
lie�s, saw him and John Wood, heard more of Mr
Bellew.   She had routed Leslie out of his bed on Sun-
day morning.   �I couldn�t tell what folks would think,� he
said to Wood, relating it �a woman in the family way,
together with a little girl.� (little Anna Van Orden.)  She
had been to the office also this morning as usual in               
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