the former, (recently purchased from Swinton) cruising about
on the North River. Called for Dillon in Jersey City,
and then rowing or sailing about till 9. Erford�s subsequently.
11. Saturday. Drawing, and down town &c. Evening
While sitting at work in the morning comes Mrs Kidder,
and to borrow money till next month. Lent $20.
Gymnasium, and returning called in at Erford�s; and found
Dillon, Waud, Damoreau, Kelly & � Mr Hart!
He had arrived from Chicago, that day. Sate talking till
11 1/2 & I walked to Jersey Ferry with them.
12. Sunday. Mr Hart came at 11. Walked down town
together, & to the Battery, thence I crossed with to
Jersey & dined & stayed the rest of the day with him
& Dillon. They live at a pleasant place. Hart
& Dillon played chess awhile after dinner, I sat at open
window smoking and gazing luxuriously from the tall house
top out on New York, in all the glory of a summer�s
sabbath afternoon. An Ocean steamer arrived. At 7
or so came Waud; he & Damoreau, the latters� sister &
brother had been cruising about in the boat all day; & now
came for Dillon. Hart and I crossed to New York
by ferry boat, and attracted by the sight of a great fire
in Brooklyn, walked to the Battery to see it. It was