26. Wednesday. Up town again to Davis� shop.
Left note for him. Saw Brougham by the way.
Collar purchasing. Return. Down town to Lantern
Office. Got $5 paid. To Wells & Webb for
blocks. To Lockingtons. Dined &c. Return
to room, at work on Reveille subjects. At 5
or so Lockington comes to borrow $2, under
promise of payment on the morrow. Lent it. Shall
be the Last time though � or there�ll be a perpetual
dribble of small loans wanted � whenever he
wants money he�ll come to me. Have had too
much of this sort of thing in my day, and invariably
lost by it. / Supped at Reade St, then
about 8, to Beach. All out at first, so I
sat down, and presently in came Will Kidder.
Talked to the boy, set him drawing, and in
half an hour in came Lotty. She had been