radings, going out in men�s attire with men, not her husband,
and what not. / Back to room, and
Waud, Mr Hart and Dillon calling in by 10 1/2. Ice creams
at Thompsons. Parted at 12 at the Jersey Ferry.
1. Monday. A letter from Mackinac. Barth, on
getting a cold paternal letter, intimating that self-dependance and
a furnished garret awaited him in England; hath re-enlisted.
It is not so ill as might seem. He is enabled to live well,
and put by certain monies monthly. Has $200 to bank. Writes
warmly, inviting me to go for a month�s Mackinac-izing. Think
I�ll do part of it. In doors all day. Made three drawings
on wood, then reading the �Vestiges of Creation.� Supping at Erford�s.
found Waud and another. Bye the bye Erford, whom we
saw well and drinking with a great posse of loud talking Britishers,
on Saturday noon, (he had that day returned from a visit to England,)
died of apoplexy that night, and was buried yesterday. I walked
through the rain to Beach Street, but Mrs K had not returned,
so back again, wet through to room.
2. Tuesday. Mr Hart calling, with him down town,
parting I did calls, Picayune Office, Wells & Webbs &c, then
breakfasting at Goslings was rejoined by Hart. Together by the
Sixth Avenue Cars to the Crystal Palace. Entering at the turn-
style, number of visitors indicating doorway, stood speedily in the in-
terior. The appearance of the building vastly surpassed such
indefinite expectation I had formed. The effect of the dome,
its space, lightness and bright colours were all exquisite. And