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Excerpt from Account of the Ball Given in Honor of Charles Dickens in New York City: February 14, 1842, From the New York Aurora Extra
About half past 2, (saturday) we arrived here. In half an hour more, we reached this hotel, where a very splendid suite of rooms was prepared for us; and where everything is very comfortable, and no doubt (as at Boston) enormously dear. Just as we sat down to dinner, David Colden made his appear ance; and when he had gone, and we were taking our wine, Washington Irving came in alone with open arms. And here he stopped, until ten o'clock at night. (through Lord Jeffrey, with whom he was connected by marriage, and Macready, of whom he was the cordial friend, we already knew Mr.
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