with Long, brother to the publisher, and went
to Pic Office. My Chapters to stand over to next-week.
Met Bob Gun � seemed dullish. To Constellation Office
again, saw Park Benjamin who was kind enough to
read out one of his editorials to me. He enjoyed it so
much that I was glad to give him the opportunity.
Round to Frank Leslie�s. Story I took in accepted. Al-
ways so there � wish they had plenty of money. Returned
to dinner. Drawing. At 9 or 10 summoned
to the floor below, to Mrs Patten�s room, by Mr El-
dredge, to drink a glas of champagne with him, her,
Mrs Eldredge and Mrs Berry. Principally a com-
mittee of disquisition on Mrs Gouverneur.
1. Tuesday. Drawing hard till 4 �, then ta-
king block to Omnibus office, looked in at Pic &
Constellation ones. Melancholic, wearied, out of sorts.
Writing to Hannah at night, but felt so tired that
I didn�t finish the letter.
2. Wednesday. To tailors, F. Leslie�s, Contella-
tion, Omnibus, Post and Pic Offices. Met Roberts
the engraver with Dickinson & Weed�s brother in at
the Rainbow. Hither and thither. Back, drawing
till late at night.
3. Thursday. Down town � drawing, writing,