Dillon & his friend came, and fell to work correcting a
huge Map of Detroit, Hart has been getting out.
Thus till 11, I at work hard too. A mild debauch
of ale &c, then they left, I to bed at midnight.
12. Sunday. Working all day long. Oh weary,
weary day. Sky blue and fresh and cold outside �
to be pent in, with aching head, and weary eyes, hard
on that inevitable, must-be-done block. At 11, down
stairs, found Charley Brown, Swinton & Waud, the
two latter working, former talking, as wont. At his sug-
gestion adjourned to the �Shades� to �nog ourselves�.
Talk and ale there. I abed by 12, half blind and
wholly sick. Block finished!
13. Monday. Dillon Mapother came; left him
the room, after doing chores & lighting fire. Down
town, to Picayune Office, thence to Weed, with block.
Returning with Field, whom I met there, parted at
Fulton Street. To Picayune & Lantern Offices.
Crowd of folks at the latter place. Brougham off to
Philadelphia. / �Allie Vernon� came, flirting with her
&c complimenting & small practicalities. Left, and
to Office by 2. Dillon left for diner, returning
again at 3 or so, and working on till 5, when