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      �Josey.�     Scribbling and Miscellaneous.
which hardly need exaggeration.)       Shepherd
tells me that Josey, the worthy sister of Mrs Sol.
Eytinge is now the mistress of Aldrich the poet (and
clerk to Carleton, publisher.)    Sol quarreled with
him because he wouldn�t emulate his example and
marry her!
  26.  Wednesday.   To Putnam�s in the after-
noon, leaving M. S. for Gilmore.  Then to Tribune
office.    Saw Gay, got a job.    A row in the office
between England and an Irishman, who came to
him with an assertion that Mason Jones was an
investment of Barnum�s and that the great show-
man had organized the assumed pro-slavery
row there, some days ago.    This England pro-
nounced a �pro-slavery lie.�     During the clamor
Jones came in, and took his part in it.        To
Haney�s; found him just starting for the river
side, intending a Thanksgiving Day visit to the
Weddles at Po�keepsie, in company with Jack Ed-
wards and the girls.         Saw him to the steamer
and met the rest of the party, tripping through
the muddy streets subsequently;    Mat looking
pretty and rosy.       To room and did Tribune
editorial, which Boweryem very goodnaturedly took
down in the evening, as I had a maddening head-
ache which lasted till midnight.   Morris up, and
after his departure, Billington and Edge.          Got 
a letter from Winchester this morning, dated               
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