Writing at night to Gray. In
B. Hills room. Naval party there.
Ripley up. In my room. Work.
Schell and B. Hills return from Gen.
Banks� headquarters, bringing me
letters, from my mother, Haney &
Boweryem. (Death of Grace, Mort.
Thomson�s wife � poor Grace!) Reading
&c till 1 or 2.
6. Friday. Up not too early �
Ripley, Schell & B. Hills in, consecutive-
ly. Down stairs, in rotunda.
Expectations of a movement. Gen.
Weitzel, Augur and others. With
Ripley to the Post Office � got papers.
Back. With Crane to the Sanitary
Commission Warehouse. Back to his
room.. In my own. In Hamilton�s.
Below. In rotunda. In parlor
with Ripley & Schell. Dined at
St Charles. Campbell & Ripley.
Loafing. In Hayes� room with him
and Schell, all scribbling new. A very