given substantial aid to establish him in business when he was released.
His own account of this bit of good fortune is found in his diary:—
Received from Mrs. check for $500 for two notes of her brother for $123 dated about 1859 . . . having long held them as worthless, this being with compound interest at perhaps 4 pr. ct.
though the notes were without interest. . .Great surprise.
In June the invalid was transported to Dublin, and in July made the following note:—
Sent to printers first (new) instalment of narrative. [ Cheerful Yesterdays. ] . . . Collapse. . . . This involves putting back on milk diet and cessation of drives for a time.
Giving up autumn journey part planned.
Giving up (probably)winter lecturing.
Giving up (probably) England next year.
Very possibly semi-invalidism for the rest of my life.
Still this to be quietly faced and recognized. However, these anxieties proved needless, as the next year saw him sufficiently recovered to