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097_Page 96Monday. November. 30.th. 1840. another fine day, out Indian summer at last. I went to Mr Anelli’s at ten. Henry came in to see the Dr. [Garret’s brother, Lewis, from Stone Ridge] My portrait improveing [sic] rapidly. Catharine, called for me, saw my picture, thinks

it very good; Mr Hasbroucks very strikeing [sic] Took my “Book of Beauty”, from Mr A. Called on Mrs Purdy, with C. Met the children in Canal Street. Cath. staid to dinner. The Dr left for Marbletown at 5. Eugene came down for C. staid to tea. I bought a rattle for little John, but forgot to send it. Catharine, 098_Page 97wrote to Maria, a description of our party.