hours. Joe came, stopped nearly an hour, sit-
ting by the bed-side and fidgetting all my clothes off
the chair. Alf came after. He draws all
day long at Swinton & Fay�s, takes his
grub here and there as best pleases him.
2nd. (Yesterday put down erroneously to Feb-
ruary�s credit.) Tuesday. Making ready
for drawing when Barth came. Out with him.
To Swinton & Fay�s, where Alf joined
us. Walked down filthy Broadway mud to
Liberty Street. Imbibed ale and sat awhile.
To the Battery with Barth. Saw him off.
Back, looking for a room with Alf about
Broadway. To Reveille Office. To Mat-