10. Tuesday. Dunsier called, as he did yesterday. Lockington
called. Did drawing, down town with it. To Reveille office, then to Ex-
celsior, (meeting Hutchings there;) to Lantern Office. Dined with Powell.
To the Hamilton Avenue Ferry & crossing called at the new place of the
Dunsiers. He having to go out as the afternoon wore on, I went up stairs
and dozed for two hours or more, during which there was a plentiful
rain & thunder storm. Down stairs, supped with them, talking with
Dunsiers mother, an old Englishwoman, (widow of a Bermuda commisiarat)
who talk pleasantly, and had had Tom Moore for a guest, once for some
weeks. Return to New York, and to my room. Writing up
the last page or twain, the rain outside.
11. Wednesday. Up early, down town to breakfast. [words crossed out]
Called at Wells & Webb for blocks & at Lantern
Office, (no body there.) Return, drawing on wood, hard till 1. Dined at Gos-
lings. Lantern again, saw Powell & others . Return, called twice unsuccess-
fully at Mathews, to room, drawing till 5. Barth called. Two cases of
cholera on the island, � (there�s six in New York also.) Walked to Castle
Garden with Barth, saw him off, meditatively back. Writing a letter to my
father apropos of Niagara, all the evening.
12. Thursday. To Lantern Office with block, Randall calling just
as I quitted my room. Saw Mathews at his place. Back, at work
on the Reveille cut. Dined at Reade Street shades, at 2. Finish
ing cut, to Randall & Weed with it. Return & at work on minor