of others had been consigned & that Raymond had read, liked
and accepted it. �Tis mighty well. Waud called in
morning. Evening drawing, rain outside, lit fire,
& having finished drawing made much of the dog, then
wrote awhile. Just now she�s on the mat and under the table
at which I write, very well content.
13. Wednesday. Down town with drawings, Picayune Office
&c. Called at the Fulton Street office, seeing Waud there, &
accompanying Brown as far as mine own place, thence up stairs.
Welden came, requesting me to �squire his wife to Gymnastic Ex-
hibition. He left. I out again, and willing the dog to accom-
pany me, but she declined, staying on staircase, or near door.
So I �cen locked her up again, and set off alone. To Beach Street,
there to give tickets to Morse & Mrs K. Tarried dinner
being bidden, sate next Lotty. Half an hour or so afterwards,
then to Canal Street, through the rain, one Goddard, a
Georgian walking with me. Thence, both to my room. Drawing.
Supped at Erford�s, thence called for Mrs Welden, she
declining on account of the weather, off alone up town-wards calling
at Mulbery Street by the way. When I arrived at Ottignon�s
it was with difficulty I could crowd in. The Dr Bartlett
was delivering a sort of preliminary address. The building was
well lit, decorated with flags, and Dodsworths bound in a small