an ill thing to wish any man. Little matters which, I know!
2. Tuesday. Came Leslie, the superintendant & man
in authority over the hewers of wood & abhorrers of water,
(otherwise Engravers,) of Fleece�m�s Pictorial Perpetration.
Talked awhile with him; then out, he desirous of meeting wood-
pecker Copcutt at 3 this afternoon. Breakfasted, then
down town, to Bunnell & Price�s. Saw Price, met Powell,
walked with him to French�s, parted, � on to the Post
Office & Weed with drawing. Randall & Dickinson both
out, & by Weed�s report drunk & electioneering. Return,
called in vain for Mathews, to room & work. Dined at
Sweeny�s, work again and on till late at night. Leslie,
(alias Carter quoth Rumor ) came, settled about advertising
&c, off to Philadelphia, to return on Thursday. Waud
came up for ten minutes or so after dinner.
3. Wednesday. Levy came about a project of getting up
drawing of the New York Crystal palace. Out. To
Mathews, to Lantern Office, saw Powell. To Bunnell
& Brice�s. Down town to Broad Street to see Mr
Hammet, about a job. Return, drawing awhile,
dined, to Lantern Office again, return & at work
the rest of the day; supping at Sweeney�s with Waud