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Text for Page 043 [09-16-1852]

              Return.  Met Anderson junior, Fred.
A bit of a walk with Swinton.  To room � drawing.  Waud
& Davis came.   Supped at Goslings together.  They at my 
room after,   Waud writing from my dictation to the 
�Life in Boston,� anent the Gleason correspondence; we thinking
of publishing those letters in�t.   Drawing on wood till 11.
  17.  Friday.  Down town to Sachem Office.  Two hours or
so there, Picton, Mount, Wren & the usual crowd about, pun-
ning, joking & revilement, as usual ending in triple imbibition.
Nagle met us, & assisted at the oblation.   Got daguerrotypes of
Wren & Picton for transferment to wood.   Dined; to Post Office
& woodpeckers.  To Lantern Office.  Swinton there.  Row
with Powell.  Brougham present.   Ignored Powell�s existence
& talked to Brougham.     To Neagle & other calls.  Return
ned to room at about 5.          Waud & Davis came.   Supped
at Van Name & Bush�s with them.   Returned & to bed.
Dismal night, excessive diarrhea.
  18. Saturday.  Sachem Office once, twice and thrice,
with intermediate visits to Randall, the Lantern & Reveille
Offices.  Finally found Picton � rather owlishly drunken, �
two or three others & a young woman who called him �Tho-
mas.�  Got Reveille money.   Previously had delivered to               
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