4. Thursday. Drawing. Britt the Engraver called,
& Copcutt, both desirous of seeing Leslie (alias Carter).
Lockington called twice, second time at 1 1/2. Out with
him, dining together at Sweeny�s, then down town, called
at Lantern Office, Powell, Watson &c. Bunnell &
Price�s, then to Weed with big Picayune drawings. Return
& drawing on wood, finished drawing No 2 to-day.
Copcutt called again. Waud came, supped with him,
boot buying, both to my room & drawing on wood.
Frank Royal & a boy-friend of his came, to look
over my port-folio�s. Drawing on till 11, things
for Lockington, Waud off at 9 1/2.
These be different times from King�s Road evenings,
& loving trysts about Grays Inn. Heigho?
5. Friday. Leslie called. Talk of a certain new
Illustrated paper, projected by the great Barnum, calcu-
lated I hope to lick the wretched Fleece�em�s into immortal
smash. Lockington�s boy called, Davis called & Mac
Namara, who told of divers knoweries of Anderson &
his hopefuls. Breakfasted at Sweeneys, dined there