at the Rainbow & then to Warren St. Waud not there.
Found him at Swintons, and at his request to Brady�s,
there to have divers large picturesque daguerrotypes of myself
ta�en, en sombrero, and a la Harry the 8th; Brady
wanting �em as show pictures. Waud had been ta�en before.
Both of us taken together. Six o�clock and Waud off
for Staten Island, I to Beach Street, and from thence
to the theatre with Lotty, her Mother & Morse. Twas a
good entertainment, & pleasant evening. On quitting, it
was past 12, and we walked on, Lotty & I preceeding the
other twain, when Whytal suddenly appeared in the other side
of Lotty. He looked angry and agitated, � Lotty would not take
his arm, talked to her mother, I said little, feeling in false
position, and so we reached the house together. Then I drew Why-
tal back, told him how the impromptu theatre expedition had chan-
ced. (He had suspected Lotty of knowing it yester night, and
keeping it hid from him.) He told me again and again he
thought no ill of her going with me, & � shook hands. I went
back to the house, stayed five minutes, while Lotty sung a song,
and then bade them good night. She came to the door to
see me out.
�What did you have to say to John?� said she.
I told her. �I wish you had not!� �The man is unhappy,