on return, pretty successfully.
22. Tuesday. Tried to draw without a walk, got
nervous and made a failure. Down town with yesterday�s
drawing to Strongs. Back to dinner. Writing, hard.
Boarding House Physiology.
23. Wednesday. To Young Sam Office. Powell,
Abbott and Rosenburg there. Out with them. Called in
at Florence�s and saw Scoville. Was introduced to his
wife, a tall, dark haired young woman, (and child.) He
talking of paper projects for an hour or more. Back
and to writing. Have done five Chapters of Boarding-
24. Thursday. Down town for a walk to Fowler
and Wells, back to writing and so on till late at night.
Had a letter from Heylyn. (Doing nothing.)
25. Friday. Down town. Fowler &c, �Young Sam�s�
Post Office, Strongs and Greatbatchs papers &c. Return
to writing. Evening to hear Chapin�s lecture on �Practical
Life� at his Church, with Levison. I find I�ve
only put down the dirty side of the man�s nature, after
all. He has been doing a good action. There�s one,
Douglas Jerreld, son to the writer in �Punch�, who
has been of late in New York, having come hither from
Canada, where he had a comissirat office, which he threw
up, anticipating he might be sent to the Crimea. I
suppose he expected to get a living by literature, partly
on the reputation of �the governer�s� reputation. Levison