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Text for Page 159 [02-19-1853]

              all the morning & great part of the afternoon.        Evening
Weldon came as appointed, and we had a pleasant, fire-side
book evening, with bottles of ale as accompanyment.     He left
at 12.
  20.  Sunday.  Brightly and Waud came.  After do-
mestic chores, out to the North River brink,  then it being
1 o�clock, to our boarding house to dinner � I becoming an
inmate.     Dinner over all three cross to Hoboken, squiring
a   Philadelphia widow with a pretty foot and ordinary face.
She was a good walker; and walked with
me the greater part of the day.   We did a very long
ramble, halting for drinks.      Return to the city,
Waud off,   Brightly, Mrs Warner and I supped in Broadway,
then to the house.         Took Brightly with me to Mrs Kidders.
Lotty not there; Mason returned from the West, though not
bringing his wife with him.           Left at 11, and to
our boarding house rooms; I to bed in same room with Waud.
Slept soundly for an hour or two, then awake, vomiting bile
and very sick till morning.
  21.  Monday.   Sick all day to extremity, unable
eat, or hardly draw.    To the Office by 8, there till 4
vomiting, and in extreme exhaustion.       Down town to Bunnell
& Price�s, Wells & Webb &c, and then with Waud               
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