talking awhile with Waud, who was working on, then
16. Thursday. Down town, to Moore St with
intent to call on Hawes � out. Fed at Goslings,
thence to Lantern, Picayune, Wells & Webbs &c
and to room by 3. In doors, drawing on wood &c
the rest of the day.
17. Friday. In doors, drawing all day long.
Field with me the greater part of the day, talking
& turning over portfolio contents. Mud & wet without.
Evening down stairs in S & F�s room with Waud
& Brown. Talk, some reading & ale.
18. Saturday. Came Weed, looking like
a fat & weary ghost, having worked unceasingly, immola-
ting himself on the Pictorial Picayune cut. Down town
with cuts, icy cold, sharp day. At the Picayune
Office, printing room & next door with Weed &c, &
about down town till 1, then return to room, did
chores, lit fire & drawing till 5. Weed & Randall
came, and anon Roberts. At the �Shades� with the
latter, then down town, to B & P�s. Got paid $33
then off to Murray St, Mr Weldon�s. Found him
& his wife there. Last time I saw her was