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Text for Page 068 [10-15-1852]

              Then to Reade St Shades & dined, meeting Nagle there.
To room and hard at work till 6 1/2, spite of intense cold 
then down town to Bunnells with drawing on wood of coat of
arms for N.Y.S.M. Company.     Tried Chapin�s door for
Waud;   supped at �Live and let live�; returned to Swinton
& Fay�s room where I found Waud.  Seymour called.
Waud up in my room, I drawing, Lockington called
& Waud and he off together.    Writing, drawing &c  till 
10, & now �to my cold bed and warm me.�
  17. Sunday.  Drew portrait on wood for Lockington.  Waud
down stairs at work on the old portrait.    Dined together at Clem�s
at 2, then back to the building.   Wintry day.  In the room
adjacent, tenanted by a �Sewing Maching� seller;  fronting a hot
authracite coal-fire awhile; then in Waud�s room, he painting
I sitting for�t.   Reading �Uncle Tom�s Cabin till sunet inter-
posed.   Together to Sweeneys for supper, then a stroll up the
Bowery, talking anent this queer half solitary life, of bachelor-
hood and whether a home will ever be for either of us.   Met
the two boy Andersons, prowling about, with ferret looks and air of
precocious astuteness.         /         Called at Royals, and he coming
in, with Bush, a portly gold beater, and another of the craft, we
stayed till 9, then to building.  Waud off, and I to bed
to read Uncle Toms Cabin, which I finished by an half-               
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