were also volunteered by a stout neighbor occupant of
an adjoining room. Meantime the procession was
passing. Out with Swinton�s brother, Fay &
stout gentleman. Imbibition. Return. Reading
No 5 of Bleak House, purchased this day, just out.
To my room, Davis and Waud called & left.
21. Wednesday. Sent off letter for Boutcher.
Drawing &c during the rest of the day. Barth
and Livers called. Reveille work. Evening
at Beach Street. Lots of folks there. Mrs
K talking vindictive apropos. Jack Hardenbrook
and Alfred Brown, � how they came home at
midnight or past, & Lotty and Dan Dod being
in parlor together, commented on it in evil fas-
hion. How she overheard them, how they went
up stairs laughing, how Dan Dod was incontinently
about to rush upstairs and � get licked, (as he assu-
redly would have been.) How she prevented it &