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Text for Page 077 [10-24-1852]

              24.  Sundays.   Waud came.  Breakfasted with him at
�Clem�s�,  then a long walk up Broadway, with intent to
visit the site & commencement of the Crystal Palace there-
to be erected.   A summer�s day out of place, and very pleasant
did the aristocratic uptown streets look in the peaceful
Sabbath morning.      Quitted Waud at Union Square, (having
sprained my knee overnight,) & returned.   Dined at Mr
Greatbatch�s,  & there stayed till 3; out with him to
Swinton�s room, where Waud was engaged on my portrait,
in company with Swinton.   Returned to Mulberry Street,
supped, stayed awhile, and at 8 or so called at Mrs Kidders.
Talk with her, Morse and others, there till 10.
  25.  Monday.  Randall came. &c     Drawing till 2,
dined at Shades, then down town, to Post Office & Engravers,
Bunnell &c    Reveille & Lantern Offices.    Called at Chapins
Office for Waud,  Swinton called also.    Supped at Sweeny�s
with Waud.      To room afterwards, writing, reading &c
  26. Tuesday. Work till 2, Randall called & had
two drawings.  Dined, down town, wintry cold day.  At
Bunnells, saw Brougham & Powell there; saw Purdy,
told me Picton was sick, seriously; � return to room &
work, finished second Picayune big cut; out to supper
by 7.         Returning, attracted by the blaze of Tammany               
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