sends Mrs W a handsome comb
& a bracelet. Told me tonight
that Havemyer received telegram
from Senator Elkins son yesterday
saying that I would be confirmed
- but, Oh Lord, when?
Spent the forenoon with Mr. Wilber
=force Eames, Librarian, Lenox
Lib. talking & looking at "Americana"
A splendid mass of early history.
This afternoon went to Harper Bros
No 14, West 22nd St. & bot a
few books - and "Bibliographies"
Met Capt. hall, formerly of
tugs at Tacoma: Tex Ricard,
Dubose, &c. &c. Joslin took
breakfast with me.
Rode up 5th Ave to Central Park -
by Grants tomb - on north & across
Harlem river over Washington Bridge
- back along north side Harlem River
to 155th St. thence south along 7th