4. Monday. At work on Stringer & Townsend�s picture.
A dismally wet day. At nightfall comes Damoreau, and we
supped together at Erfords, then both to my room, I to drawing,
and he to reading aloud, bits from �Humphrey�s Clock�. Anon
we got to tods, talking & pipes. Thus till midnight, when he
5. Tuesday. Down town, to Wells & Webbs, to engravers in
Fulton Street, out with Brightly, Holcomb & Waud, imbibing. Then
to room, Brightly walking with me. Down town, to Hannegan,
thence, to Bunnell & Price�s. Ran there anent a refusal of mine
to draw a pro-slavery picture. Evening to Gymnasium, calling
at Mulbery Street by the way. Waud there. Fellows all
rehearsing for an approaching exhibition.
6. Wednesday. Drawing, Picayune work. Down town after din-
ner, with three blocks. To Hannegans & with him to Stringer &
Townsend�s. Got $4. To Picayune Office. Price & Alcock
there, to Lantern Office, where was Brougham & Carroll,
and to post Office. Return up town. A true April day,
froward and changeable, now a ten minutes shower of rain,
now bright sunlight & clear sky. Bunnell called.
Evening at the Gymnasium. Waud & Brightly there.
7. Thursday. A letter from Barth announcing his
marriage. If the day on on which I recieve it be an augury