to Gosling�s, where we supped, then a stroll on the Battery. To
Erfords by 9. Kelly, Whittle, Waud & anon Dillon Mapother
there. Parted about 10 1/2.
26. Tuesday. Dismal rain nearly all day. Through it to
Gosling�s for breakfast & to Wells & Webbs. Drawing the rest of
the day, till 7. Mr Hart and Kelly called for brief space
at 6. Supping at Sweeney�s; returning to room, remained indoors
all the evening. Being undressed, at 11 about lying down
for an hours reading, comes a tapping at my chamber door. It was
Welden. He came in and had a talk, & Waud came in, too.
27. Wednesday. My article in Times. A dismal, drizzling
day. Down town, to Picayune Office. Girl from Mrs Greatbatch�s
scrubbing my room out & cleaning windows &c. Wet in-doors and out.
Down stairs in Swinton�s room. Welden called. Out with him to
Erford�s. Dined. In my own damp room by 4. Drawing,
and all the evening till Waud came at 10. Erford�s for imbibition.
28. Thursday. In doors drawing all day. Waud up. Mr
Hart called at 9. To Erford�s with him, Etting there and Waud
coming. / Writing till 1 o�clock in the morning. Article 3 for
29. Friday. Drawing silver and gold ware from Daguerrotypes
all day. Matagrabolized. Mr Hart called, and with him,
& Waud at Erford�s for a space in the evening.
30. Saturday. Finished third letter for �Times�. Left it
at the Office. Called at �Picayune�. Dined at Goslings by
4, then called at Vesey Street for Waud. Tarried till 7,
then crossed over to Jersey, called on Hart & Dillon, took