called. / Down town, saw Bunnell; to Post Office, to the
Wood-peckers, to the �Lantern� Office. Brougham & Powell
there & �Allie Vernon�. To Lockington�s. Return, dined
at the Shades, to room, reading &c Writing words for to-
morrows cuts. Mr Greatbatch came, with letters from home. From
my mother, sisters & Samuel. / Swinton came up & left.
Waud came. Out with him at 7 1/2, long walk up Broadway
Canal St & St Johns� Park. I called at Beach Street,
but hearing from boy Will that his mother & Lotty were out,
left, supped at Shellys & to room again (parting with Waud.
23. Saturday. Down town by 10, to the Engravers.
Thence to Bunnell & Price�s, Picayune & Lantern Offices.
Mathews & Reveille Offices. Mr Charles about again. To
the �Sachem� Office, where I found Picton muffled up in his
�Garde National� Algerine-looking, branded capote, he being
sick & suffering under divers combined inflictions of piles, bronchitis
&c. Brice, Purdy &c Dined at the �Shades�. Return
to room &c, down town again, to Post Office, Bunnell &
Prices, getting paid $24; ($11 from Reveille.) To Chapin�s
rooms. Waud there, supped with him at Sweeneys, then to
room awhile. He off to Castle Garden fair. I called
at Royals, had a smoke with him, returned to room &
bed about 11.