face of a little child. Presently the grave was filled & we re-
turned to our carriages again, this time I accompanied Mary Ann
& her husband in the first one. We rode back briskly, talking
much of the child. I supped with them, then to my room &
30. Wednesday. Drawing, Picayune work &c. Evening,
with Waud to the Gymnasium, there commencing practice, by
weight-pulling & chest-expanding betwixt upright parallel poles. The
rest of the fellows at Calisthenics. Afterwards, they held a
preliminary meeting anent on approaching Exhibition they�re about
getting up. Leaving, we went to Erfords & anon came in
Swinton & Brightly, (the latter having just returned from Philadelphia,)
and presently Damoreau. So we stayed till midnight & then
31. Thursday. Sick all day. Indigestion. Down town twice, & did big Picayune drawing.
Will Kidder with some boy friend called in the evening, but soon
left. Waud came, staying awhile, then he off to the Gymna-
sium, & I, to bed by 8.