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              the Exhibition building.   Dont think they�ll get it done till August.
Down town together & I got out of omnibus at office.   Dined.  To
room.   Read the �Maiden & Married Life of Mary Powell�, writing
awhile.   Gymnasium in the Evening,  cold bath afterwards. Waud
& Damoreau came towards the latter part of the evening.   Walked down
town together, Erfords. /  Thunder and rain storm at midnight.
  19.  Thursday.   In doors writing all day, save for a run down to
Picayune Office.   Letters to my mother, and to Barth.  Welden
called for a few moments.  Rain out o� doors till the afternoon when
day cleared, and sun light came out. /   Evening Burton�s.
  20.  Friday.  Drawing &c. Johns called, & dined with me. Afternoon down town, 
and thence
to Brooklyn � Evening called at Beach Street, & playing whist
in Morse�s room with him, Mrs Kidder & another.     Below sub-
sequently, & Lotty and her husband coming, talked with Lotty
awhile, leaving at 11.
  21.  Saturday.    Drawing &c.   Brightly called.   Evening Gym-
nasium.   Waud & Damoreau there.
  22. Sunday.  Waud & Damoreau came early, and as agreed off
across the Hudson to the Jersey shore.   A long day�s ramble to Fort
Lee, the country all in its richest spring beauty, hot sunlight
above.      Dined on the way at a village tavern.     Reaching Fort Lee,
some ten miles or so from Hoboken, we returned by steamboat;
thence walked to the Battery where we took a boat & Waud &               
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