work till 2, then dined, then dressed, and down town.
To the Lantern Office, Brougham, Powell & Bellew
there. To Bunnell & Prices, thence to Weeds with
big block I had drawn. Weed saith that Charley Brown
is this day in New York, having called on him. / To
Wells & Webb, then back to room. Waud up awhile.
/ Out to sup at Sweeneys, called at Royals; back to
room and writing. Finished long letter to Barth.
7. Tuesday. Met the inevitable Frenchman, Bau-
doin, when returning from Breakfast. / To room &
drawing all the morning till 2 . Three drawings on wood,
one large cut for Picayune, two for Lantern. Dined at
the Shades, then down-town. At the Picayune Office, talking
half an hour with Price & Allie Vernon, thence to Lan-
tern Office, to Wells & Webb�s, Post Office, Engravers,
and lastly to the, �Illustrated News Office�. Leslie
& Charley Brown, Baudoin, Beach, and a host
of engravers. Hitchcock hath left, & Leslie as-
sumes his place, Brown having an engagement for
one year. Talking awhile with both, then, it being nigh
upon 6, Charley left, and walking up-town-wards
together, parted at my door, on my promising to visit
him at his lodging-place in North Moore Street.