issuing forth, it being Taylor�s newly opened extensive-gorgeously
decorated shop. Inane faced dandies, silly women, or
worse, � a mob. The thing sickened me. I
thought of her child alone at home � she at � Taylor�s.
I shall cut clear of all this business. Can do no good
in it. Shall wait till Mrs K repays that borrowed
$20 � [ ; � and then drop
the acquaintance. I hope Morse will marry that woman,
though I don�t think him ass enough for�t; �twould be
a Retribution. There�d be hates, separations, lyings,
belyings, what not. Well � I�m sorry for Lotty,
but tis No Use. /
To Erfords, where I found Mr Hart, Waud &
acquaintance of his. There till 11, then parting midst
rain and lightning, I to my room, to prepare carpet
bag &c for tomorrows intended Catskill Excursion.
Bed by 1.