Whytal came up at sunset, tarried half an hour. Out with him
to drink. Parting, I went for Supper, then up town with
Waud through the driving rain to the Gymnasium. At Er-
ford�s afterwards, where anon, in came Kelly.
6. Friday. Drawing &c. Still wretchedly wet weather.
Evening with Waud & Damoreau to Wallacks. Very well
entertained. �Old Heads & Young Hearts� being exquisitely played.
Price there. Left at the conclusion of first piece & to Erfords
for supper, with Damoreau, Waud joining us anon. Stayed
till nigh midnight.
7. Saturday. Drawing. Edward Greatbatch called. Down
town in the afternoon, Picayune, Lantern & Post Offices. Rain
ended, and sun out. Met Mrs Warner. Return. Supped.
8. Sunday. Pitiless, drenching rain. Out despite of
it in the afternoon with Waud & Damoreau, to discover the
residence of a certain tailor, the which was not effected. Back
to my room, all of us, stove side. Supped at Erford�s,
all three, sat an hour or so. Charley off, I to Beach
Street by 9. Met Morse at the door, a cigar and drink
with him at a newly open German house, with a buxom, comely
waitress, or mistress. Then to the house.
Mrs K feeble & dismal. Lotty in next room, told me
how there had been a row �twix�t herself & mamma about