Called at Swinton and Fay�s. Had an
oyster stew at Shelleys, back to Frank-
lin and bed.
11. Wednesday. Suicidal day.
Almighty wet and London like. Mud
and drizzle. Down town during the greater
part of the day; at the Lantern Office, at
Lockingtons, saw Holbrook, at Swinton and
Fay�s &c. Afternoon up comes a boy from
Strongs, needing me at the store. Down to him, � to
write a page extra for Notions. Weldon being sick.
Met Alf Waud and Lockington. Back to Franklin
Street with the former. Had a pie supper, then
to the �Bowery,� and investing shillings for Goodall�s
benefit, entered the pit amid the Newsboys, and
no-coated gentry. The house was densely crowded
and the lively and excitable pit tites kept up
a continuous hi hiing, enlivened occasionally by