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Text for Page 170 [03-18-1853]

              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               
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