and the returned up gusty, windy moonlit Broadway
to my solitary cock-loft.
19. Saturday. Drawing. Waud came at 11, sick.
He takes sickness as twere a personal wrong, bearing it with
extreme ferocity. Staying till 2, he then returned to his
boarding house, to lay up. / I dined, then with many
drawings on wood to Wells & Webbs, thence to Strongs,
anon to Picayune Office. To the Engravers in Fulton Street.
Brightly, Holcomb & Leslie there. / Bought Montaigne.
Return to room, supped at Sweeney�s, thence to Canal
Street, bootmakers, thence to Bowery. Down Chatham
Street, called at Royals, sat with him and two good-
humored but marvellously prosy Englishmen then till 10 or so.
To Fulton Street, finding Brightly at work on my drawing,
then room & bed.
20. Sunday. Brown (alias Damoreau) came. At
Erford�s where I fed, then together for a days ramble,
Staten-Islanding. A lovely day, summer anticipated,
warm sun, cloudless tranquil sky & quiet everywhere.
Arrived at the Island, called at Swinton�s, and with
him & brother accompanying, took a long walk coasting
(or near it) the island to the Old Fort. The building
dismantled now, but egress and ingress forbidden it being