he room freely, giving directions and making arrangements for a person who was copying something for him. I came away without any special anxiety about the case.
This morning early I was sent for; but I stayed in bed late, not being well, and Michael, when he brought the shaving-water, was unwilling to tell me. As breakfast was ready your aunt thought it better to wait till I had had the needed refreshment.
So I did not get there till after nine.
William was alone, and had seen nobody but s: We shall miss him [Everett] very much.
I had known him almost as long as I have known you. Pray try to live a little longer; I can't spare you all. . . . .
To General Thayer, Braintree. Boston, April 25, 1865.
my dear Thayer,—Faithful Michael—my true follower of fourteen years standing—honestly owned to me, two days ago, that you called here some time since,--date uncertain,—and that he forgot to tell me of it. I forgave him, though I was tant soit peu chagrine.
As it is no fault