Monday, Jan 19, 1874- It was foggy and raining when I came down got my pictures packed and left in the rain for the 9.15 train. Left my box at the Express office. Sam Coy Kendall rode down in the drawing room car with me and we talked all the way. Reached my studio at 1. Had lunch and went to work getting my room in order. Recd an invitation to dine at the D[?] on Wednesday. Went with Fitch & Gifford to dine at Fijux's. After dinner went to Vauxs and from there Vaux and I went to the club, where I paid my dues.