latter stayed not long, going to bed, musquitos & the boarding-house in
Vesey Street where Waud & Damoreau abide. Anon Dillon came,
and presently Damoreau, who told us, (in confidence,) how he was
to get married at Saint Paul�s on Sunday next, bidding us be
present. Rooms taken in Brooklyn whither they go to, quietly,
saying naught of the newly-consummated ceremony.
20. Wednesday. Drawing till 2. Dined with Mr Hart at
Erford�s. Down town together, to Picayune Office, then Millers, then
to Jersey. Called for Dillon at Talcot�s Office, and all to the
little Bath where we had a dip. Supped with them, and in
room afterwards. To New York and Erfords with Mr Hart by 9.
Waud came, in his �Gymnastic Cadet Regimentals.� Left him at
his boarding house at Vesey Street, (where Madame Beatrice Prideaux,
Mrs Charles F Damoreau that is to be, was playing & singing in the
parlor; � we heard, but saw her not.) I accompanied Hart
to Ferry house, then to room & bed.
21. Thursday. Article in the �Times�. Drawing on wood all
day. Welden called at noon. Evening Waud came up. / I
to Mulberry Street, supped there, stayed till 8 1/2. Walking
down the Bowery, passing the theatre of that name, spied on the
huge placards announcing Goodall�s benefit the intimation that it was
to be graced by �a young lady, � her first appearance on any stage.�
Oh Lotty! you little humbug, you! Found Mr Hart
& Dillon at Erfords. Neagle joined us, anon. Parted at 10,
and I to my room, & scribbling.
22. Friday. In doors nearly all day. Writing Letter No 2
for the �Times.� Welden called. I dined at Goslings, getting