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Page 001Front cover.
Page 002Front fly-leaf.
Page 003 [1860]Gives the date range of entries for the diary.
Page 004Blank page.
Page 005Includes engraving of the Restaurant du Grand Vatel in Bleecker Street, New York.
Page 006 [01-01-1860]Describes his New Years' calls.
Page 007 [01-02-1860]Regarding a comment by Sally Edwards referring to her refusal of Jesse Haney's proposal.
Page 008 [01-02-1860]Comments on Sally Edwards and Jesse Haney.
Page 009 [01-02-1860]Describes encountering a drunken McCulloch.
Page 010 [01-03-1860]Mentions a fire which destroyed Crosse's bar on the evening of New Years' Day.
Page 011 [01-04-1860]Regarding whiskey stolen by Frank Cahill and Bob Gun.
Page 012 [01-06-1860]Regarding Frank Wood, editor of ''Vanity Fair.''
Page 013 [01-07-1860]Regarding a row between Banks and Henry Clapp over Banks appearing at Ada Clare's New Years' Eve party uninvited and drunk.
Page 014 [01-08-1860]Describes going to church with the Edwards family, and seeing Horace Greeley there.
Page 015 [01-06-1860]Mentions the departure of Hugh Forbes for Europe.
Page 016Newspaper clipping regarding the launch of a new comic paper [''Vanity Fair''] in New York.
Page 017 [01-11-1860]Regarding George Arnold's changing attitude.
Page 018 [01-13-1860]Regarding a conversation with Mrs. Bellew about Henry Clapp, Fitz James O'Brien, and Ada Clare.
Page 019 [01-13-1860]Describes a letter received from Hannah Bennett about her brother John's health.
Page 020 [01-15-1860]Describes a letter received from Hannah Bennett containing news about family and friends in England.
Page 021 [01-15-1860]Describes spending an evening with Edwards family.
Page 022 [01-16-1860]Mentions visiting a dentist to have a tooth filled at the house where Harvey Burdell was murdered.
Page 023 [01-20-1860]Describes a letter from his mother in which she states that W. Bezly has died.
Page 024 [01-21-1860]Regarding Charles Damoreau's plans to bring his wife and children to New York.
Page 025Newspaper clipping outing Joseph Scoville as the New York correspondent ''Harmony'' for the ''Mobile Register.''
Page 026 [01-21-1860]Describes a conversation with Mrs. Potter.
Page 027 [01-23-1860]Describes a conversation with Mrs. Potter and Miss Cooper about Mrs. Theodore Griffin's past.
Page 028 [01-23-1860]Describes a conversation with Mrs. Potter and Miss Cooper about Mrs. Theodore Griffin's past.
Page 029 [01-23-1860]Describes a conversation with Mrs. Potter and Miss Cooper about Mrs. Theodore Griffin's past.
Page 030 [01-23-1860]Describes a conversation with Mrs. Potter and Miss Cooper about Mrs. Theodore Griffin's past.
Page 031 [01-23-1860]Describes a conversation with Mrs. Potter and Miss Cooper about Mrs. Theodore Griffin's past.
Page 032 [01-23-1860]Describes a conversation with Mrs. Potter and Miss Cooper about Mrs. Theodore Griffin's past.
Page 033 [01-23-1860]Describes a conversation with Mrs. Potter and Miss Cooper about Mrs. Theodore Griffin's past.
Page 034 [01-23-1860]Describes stories heard about Mrs. Levison.
Page 035 [01-26-1860]Regarding Ledger's return to New York from Canada.
Page 036 [01-29-1860]Mentions the departure of Nast to Europe to draw for the ''New York Illustrated News.''
Page 037 [01-31-1860]Describes meeting French artist Rondel.
Page 038 [02-03-1860]Describes a letter received from Alfred Waud.
Page 039 [02-03-1860]Describes a letter received from Alfred Waud.
Page 040Newspaper clipping regarding Fred Watson's embezzling.
Page 041 [02-03-1860]Describes Ledger.
Page 042 [02-04-1860]Describes Ledger's tales about himself.
Page 043 [02-04-1860]Describes Ledger's tales about himself.
Page 044 [02-04-1860]Describes tales about Ledger heard from Frank Cahill.
Page 045 [02-04-1860]Describes tales about Ledger heard from Frank Cahill.
Page 046 [02-07-1860]Mentions the marriage of William Leslie to Marion Digby.
Page 047 [02-08-1860]Mentions meeting Lotty on the street.
Page 048 [02-09-1860]Describes a party thrown by the Edwards family.
Page 049 [02-10-1860]Describes drinking with Frank Cahill and Bob Gun.
Page 050 [02-11-1860]Regarding George Arnold's attitude.
Page 051 [02-12-1860]Mentions a party at his boarding house and a talk with Sally Edwards about Thomas Nast.
Page 052 [02-13-1860]Describes a conversation with Sally Edwards about Thomas Nast.
Page 053 [02-13-1860]Describes a conversation with Sally Edwards about Thomas Nast.
Page 054 [02-13-1860]Describes a conversation with Sally Edwards about Thomas Nast.
Page 055 [02-13-1860]Regarding Sally Edwards and her suitors.
Page 056 [02-13-1860]Regarding Sally Edwards and her suitors.
Page 057 [02-14-1860]Describes the costumes of his fellow boarders at a masked ball at their boarding house.
Page 058 [02-14-1860]Describes the costumes of his fellow boarders at a masked ball at their boarding house.
Page 059Newspaper clipping showing a caricature of Frank Cahill at the boarding house masked ball.
Page 060Newspaper clipping showing a caricature of Bob Gun at the boarding house masked ball.
Page 061 [02-14-1860]Describes the masked ball at his boarding house.
Page 062 [02-15-1860]Describes a visit to the Athenaeum Club.
Page 063 [02-15-1860]Describes drinking with Ledger and others at his boarding house in celebration of his birthday.
Page 064 [02-15-1860]Describes drinking with others at his boarding house in celebration of his birthday.
Page 065 [02-15-1860]Describes a letter received from Miss Church.
Page 066 [02-16-1860]Describes a letter received from Miss Church.
Page 067 [02-17-1860]Describes a proposition between Ledger and himself to write a book from Ledger's diaries.
Page 068 [02-19-1860]Regarding the Edwards girls, Eliza, Matty, and Sally.
Page 069 [02-19-1860]Regarding the Edwards girls, Eliza, Matty, and Sally.
Page 070 [02-20-1860]Regarding gossip that Charles Dickens is having an affair with his wife's sister.
Page 071 [02-20-1860]Describes gossip about Charles Dickens heard from Abrahams and Ledger.
Page 072 [02-20-1860]States that he will not believe the gossip about Charles Dickens.
Page 073Newspaper clipping regarding Charles Dana's influence at ''The New York Tribune.''
Page 074 [02-22-1860]Describes a conversation with Charles Dana of ''The New York Tribune,'' in which he asked for work.
Page 075 [02-22-1860]Mentions that Frank Cahill and Bob Gun have ''sworn off'' drinking for the time being.
Page 076 [02-23-1860]Mentions an evening with the Edwards family and passing Fanny Fern and Jim Parton on the street.
Page 077 [02-24-1860]Mentions that Bob Gun will be going to Havana on a secret mission and that Rondel's wife has arrived in New York.
Page 078Newspaper clipping describing the departure of Colonel Forbes for London after his involvement in the incident at Harper's Ferry.
Page 079 [02-26-1860]Describes a conversation with Matty Edwards.
Page 080 [02-26-1860]Describes a conversation with Matty Edwards.
Page 081Newspaper clipping regarding the demise of ''The New York Picayune.''
Page 082 [02-28-1860]Regarding the arrival of William Waud in New York.
Page 083 [03-01-1860]Regarding the arrival of William Waud in New York.
Page 084 [03-01-1860]Mentions that Thomas Nast is going to England to sketch the fight between Heenan and Sayers for ''The New York Illustrated News.''
Page 085 [03-03-1860]Regarding a fist-fight among Fitz James O'Brien, George Arnold, and Frank Wood.
Page 086 [03-04-1860]Describes a conversation with Sally Edwards about Thomas Nast.
Page 087 [03-05-1860]Describes a prank played on Morris in which Gunn wrote him a letter supposedly from their landlady, Mrs. Boley.
Page 088 [03-05-1860]Describes a prank played on Morris in which Gunn wrote him a letter supposedly from their landlady, Mrs. Boley.
Page 089 [03-06-1860]Describes drinking with others at Crook and Duff's.
Page 090 [03-06-1860]Mentions that William Waud has been hired to draw for ''Frank Leslie's Illustrated News.''
Page 091 [03-07-1860]Describes on of Arthur Ledger's tales of his past.
Page 092 [03-08-1860]Describes a drinking party at his boarding house.
Page 093 [03-09-1860]Describes a drinking party at his boarding house.
Page 094 [03-09-1860]Describes a drinking party at his boarding house.
Page 095 [03-09-1860]Describes a drinking party at his boarding house.
Page 096 [03-09-1860]Describes a drinking party at his boarding house.
Page 097 [03-10-1860]Mentions a confrontation between Walt Whitman and Charles Briggs over an article.
Page 098 [03-12-1860]Describes meeting Besnard, an acquaintance of Rondel.
Page 099 [03-12-1860]Describes the decorations in Besnard's room.
Page 100Newspaper clipping regarding the departure of Robert Gun for Cuba.
Page 101 [03-13-1860]Describes a farewell party for Bob Gun before his trip to Cuba.
Page 102 [03-13-1860]Describes a farewell party for Bob Gun before his trip to Cuba.
Page 103 [03-14-1860]Describes a masked ball at his boarding house.
Page 104 [03-14-1860]Describes a masked ball at his boarding house.
Page 105 [03-14-1860]Describes a masked ball at his boarding house.
Page 106 [03-14-1860]Describes a masked ball at his boarding house.
Page 107 [03-14-1860]Describes a masked ball at his boarding house.
Page 108 [03-14-1860]Describes a masked ball at his boarding house.
Page 109 [03-15-1860]Regarding Bob Gun missing the boat to Cuba by mistaking the time of departure.
Page 110 [03-17-1860]Describes a visit to Miss Maguire and Miss Waite.
Page 111 [03-19-1860]Describes seeing Bob Gun off on his journey to Cuba.
Page 112 [03-19-1860]Regarding seeing a drowned man floating in the harbor.
Page 113 [03-20-1860]Mentions the arrival of Hayes the engraver and Alfred Waud in New York.
Page 114 [03-22-1860]Describes a drinking party at his boarding house.
Page 115 [03-24-1860]Describes a drinking party at his boarding house.
Page 116 [03-24-1860]Describes a drinking party at his boarding house.
Page 117 [03-24-1860]Regarding Mrs. Levison.
Page 118 [03-25-1860]Regarding Frank Leslie and the competition between ''Frank Leslie's Illustrated News'' and ''New York Illustrated News.''
Page 119 [03-25-1860]Describes a letter from his mother.
Page 120 [03-25-1860]Describes a letter from his mother.
Page 121 [03-26-1860]Regarding stories about Frank Leslie told by engraver Hayes.
Page 122 [03-26-1860]Regarding stories about Frank Leslie told by engraver Hayes.
Page 123 [03-27-1860]Regarding Mary Waud's tales of her elopement with Alf Waud.
Page 124 [03-28-1860]Regarding detective Ledger putting Frank Cahill on a case.
Page 125 [03-28-1860]Regarding Arthur Ledger's work as a detective.
Page 126 [03-28-1860]Regarding Arthur Ledger's work as a detective.
Page 127 [03-28-1860]Regarding Arthur Ledger's work as a detective.
Page 128 [03-28-1860]Regarding Bob Gun's work as a detective.
Page 129 [03-30-1860]Regarding Arthur Ledger's work as a detective.
Page 130 [03-30-1860]Mentions writing an article for Dixon and getting paid $15 for it.
Page 131 [03-31-1860]Regarding news of artist B. G. Stone.
Page 132 [03-31-1860]Regarding news of artist B. G. Stone.
Page 133 [03-31-1860]Regarding news of artist B. G. Stone.
Page 134 [03-31-1860]Describes a day at Hoboken with Alfred Waud, Hayes, Rondel, Frank Cahill, and Burger.
Page 135 [04-01-1860]Describes a day in Hoboken with friends and a visit to the Edwards family.
Page 136 [04-01-1860]Mentions receiving a letter from Dillon Mapother.
Page 137 [04-03-1860]Describes a scene at Pfaff's.
Page 138 [04-04-1860]Regarding his idea for an article.
Page 139 [04-05-1860]Regarding the borrowing habits of Fitz James O'Brien and Henry Clapp.
Page 140 [04-05-1860]Mentions a story of his being accepted for publication by Charles Dickens.
Page 141 [04-07-1860]Regarding the abrupt departure of Arthur Ledger for England.
Page 142 [04-07-1860]Regarding Arthur Ledger's work as a detective.
Page 143 [04-07-1860]Describes meeting Addey and Newman who recently arrived in New York from England and plan to start a comic paper, ''Momus.''
Page 144 [04-07-1860]Describes listening to Banks talk at Pfaff's.
Page 145 [04-07-1860]Describes listening to Banks talk at Pfaff's.
Page 146 [04-08-1860]Regarding Frank Cahill's theory that Arthur Ledger has left New York for England under the assumed name, Alfred Lane.
Page 147 [04-09-1860]Regarding Alfred Waud's attitude about others.
Page 148 [04-10-1860]Regarding Alfred and Mary Waud's attempts to get a divorce from her legal husband, Brainard.
Page 149 [04-11-1860]Regarding preparations by Addey and Newman to launch ''Momus.''
Page 150 [04-11-1860]Mentions seeing the young prima donna Patti at the opera.
Page 151 [04-12-1860]Describes a visit to Billington and meeting one of his pupils.
Page 152 [04-12-1860]Describes a walk and a conversation with Lotty.
Page 153 [04-12-1860]Describes a walk and a conversation with Lotty.
Page 154 [04-12-1860]Regarding George Boweryem's tales of Lorry and Granville at the ''Unitary Home.''
Page 155 [04-12-1860]Describes a visit to the ''Momus'' office where he learns Rosenberg has been appointed editor.
Page 156 [04-13-1860]Mentions visits to the Walls and the Edwards family.
Page 157 [04-14-1860]Describes a singing party at his boarding house and the financial troubles of ''Vanity Fair.''
Page 158 [04-14-1860]Regarding Fitz James O'Brien's habits and roots.
Page 159 [04-14-1860]Describes an incident between Mort Thomson and Barney Williams.
Page 160 [04-15-1860]Describes a visit by Newman and talk about ''Momus.''
Page 161 [04-17-1860]Describes several stories about Thomas Nast heard from Frank Cahill.
Page 162 [04-18-1860]Regarding a drinking party of Bohemians at Clover Hill.
Page 163 [04-19-1860]Regarding the personality and writings of Charles Briggs.
Page 164 [04-19-1860]Gives his opinion of Addey.
Page 165 [04-21-1860]Regarding people hired by ''Momus.''
Page 166 [04-24-1860]Describes a letter received from Hannah Bennett.
Page 167 [04-24-1860]Mentions night out at the theater with Frank Cahill.
Page 168 [04-26-1860]Regarding a talk with Frank Bellew at Crook and Duff's about ''Momus.''
Page 169 [04-26-1860]Describes a visit to Edward Serrell with the Edwards girls.
Page 170 [04-26-1860]Describes a visit to Edward Serrell with the Edwards girls.
Page 171 [04-26-1860]Describes a visit to Lotty at Fordham.
Page 172 [04-27-1860]Describes a visit to Lotty at Fordham.
Page 173 [04-27-1860]Describes a visit to Lotty at Fordham.
Page 174 [04-27-1860]Describes Lotty's stories of her life.
Page 175 [04-27-1860]Describes Lotty's stories of her life.
Page 176 [04-27-1860]Describes Lotty's stories of her life.
Page 177 [04-27-1860]Describes a visit to Lotty at Fordham.
Page 178 [04-27-1860]Describes a visit to Lotty at Fordham.
Page 179 [04-27-1860]Describes Lotty's physical appearance.
Page 180 [04-27-1860]Describes Lotty's physical appearance.
Page 181 [04-28-1860]Describes a visit to Lotty at Fordham.
Page 182 [04-28-1860]Describes a visit to Lotty at Fordham.
Page 183 [04-28-1860]Describes a visit to Lotty at Fordham.
Page 184 [04-28-1860]Describes a visit to Lotty at Fordham.
Page 185 [04-28-1860]Regarding the concern of his friends when he did not return home for the night.
Page 186 [04-29-1860]Regarding the failure of ''Momus.''
Page 187Newspaper clipping regarding a story about the competition between ''The New York Illustrated News'' and ''Frank Leslie's Illustrated News'' in 1860.
Page 188 [04-29-1860]Mentions seeing Lotty and Julia Martin in New York.
Page 189 [04-30-1860]Regarding Addey's plan to install Gunn as editor of ''Momus.''
Page 190 [05-01-1860]Regarding his discussion with Addey about writing for ''Momus.''
Page 191 [05-02-1860]Regarding Alfred Waud's talk about his brother Will.
Page 192 [05-02-1860]Mentions that Sol Eytinge has compared Henry Clapp to a spider.
Page 193 [05-02-1860]Regarding gossip about James Morris and Miss Maguire heard from Frank Cahill.
Page 194 [05-02-1860]Describes a visit to Jesse Haney in his new boarding house.
Page 195 [05-03-1860]Describes seeing a bear show put on by ''Grizzly'' Adams.
Page 196 [05-03-1860]Describes a letter from George Bolton, regarding the death of his child in childbirth.
Page 197 [05-05-1860]Regarding Mrs. Levison purchasing ''Nick Nax'' from Jesse Haney for $2,500.
Page 198 [05-05-1860]Mentions that he thinks George Boweryem is in love with Lotty.
Page 199 [05-05-1860]Regarding Mrs. William Leslie and her tales of Mrs. Griffin.
Page 200 [05-06-1860]Mentions writing a story for ''Momus.''
Page 201 [05-08-1860]Regarding Charles Damoreau's marriage.
Page 202 [05-08-1860]Regarding Charles Damoreau's marriage.
Page 203 [05-08-1860]Regarding Charles Damoreau's marriage.
Page 204 [05-11-1860]Describes a letter received from Bob Gun.
Page 205 [05-12-1860]Mentions passing Lotty in the street, who was walking with a new admirer.
Page 206 [05-14-1860]Regarding Miss Trainque's financial situation.
Page 207 [05-14-1860]Regarding the newspaper run by Hankins and his wife.
Page 208 [05-14-1860]Mentions that Phillips is trying to invent a washing machine.
Page 209 [05-17-1860]Describes a noonday scene at Crook and Duff's.
Page 210 [05-18-1860]Describes a conversation with Newman about the state of ''Momus.''
Page 211 [05-19-1860]Describes attending a birthday party for Addey.
Page 212 [05-19-1860]Describes his fellow passengers in a stage coach in New Jersey.
Page 213 [05-19-1860]Describes a visit to the ''Phalanx'' in New Jersey with George Boweryem.
Page 214 [05-20-1860]Describes a visit to the ''Phalanx'' in New Jersey with George Boweryem.
Page 215 [05-20-1860]Describes a visit to the ''Phalanx'' in New Jersey with George Boweryem.
Page 216 [05-20-1860]Describes a visit to the ''Phalanx'' in New Jersey with George Boweryem.
Page 217 [05-20-1860]Describes his journey back to New York from the ''Phalanx'' in New Jersey.
Page 218 [05-21-1860]Mentions that Kettle is engaged to Miss Fagan.
Page 219 [05-21-1860]Regarding Lizzie Woodward, who lives in his boarding house.
Page 220 [05-21-1860]Regarding Frank Cahill being appointed editor of ''Nick Nax.''
Page 221 [05-21-1860]Regarding Frank Cahill's plans for using ''Nick Nax'' cuts for another publication.
Page 222 [05-22-1860]Describes De Walden.
Page 223 [05-23-1860]Comments on the difference between Frank Cahill and Jesse Haney as editors of ''Nick Nax'' in giving him work.
Page 224 [05-24-1860]Regarding Frank Cahill's business doings with Mrs. Levison and his being ''smitten'' with Lizzie Woodward.
Page 225 [05-24-1860]Regarding a talk with Banks about Henry Clapp.
Page 226 [05-25-1860]States that James Morris may be leaving his boarding house.
Page 227 [05-26-1860]Describes a talk with Jesse Haney about a night out drinking with the Bohemians.
Page 228 [05-27-1860]Describes having dinner at Mrs. Potter's boarding house.
Page 229 [05-27-1860]Regarding Jesse Haney going to witness a prize fight with the Thomson brothers.
Page 230 [05-29-1860]Describes a letter from George Boweryem, written in Philadelphia.
Page 231 [05-29-1860]Describes a letter from Bob Gun, written in Havana.
Page 232 [05-30-1860]Describes a letter from Bob Gun, written in Havana.
Page 233 [05-30-1860]Describes a letter from Bob Gun, written in Havana.
Page 234 [05-30-1860]Regarding James Morris leaving his boarding house.
Page 235 [05-30-1860]Regarding James Morris leaving his boarding house.
Page 236 [05-31-1860]Mentions that his story in ''All the Year Round'' has been reprinted in ''The New York Times.''
Page 237 [05-31-1860]Regarding George Boweryem's return to New York from Philadelphia.
Page 238Back fly-leaf.
Page 239Back cover.
Page 240Newspaper clipping regarding the death of artist George Baker.
Page 241 [01-03-1860]Note from Sally Edwards to Gunn, stating that she is returning a book to him.
Page 242 [04-26-1860]Note from Matty Edwards to Gunn, inviting him to a party at the house of Mr. and Mrs. Serrell.
Page 243 [1864]Carte de visite photograph of Fanny Fern.