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	     An injured Husband.
about which prospect he has already con-
sulted Bellew, who referred him to Hamilton.
He went to Sol. Eytinge also, at the office of
the  Illustrated News,  when Sol refused his
hand, saying he couldn t take it without  a
few words  preliminary.      He  understood  W.
W. had written about his wife in a manner
&c &c.   Waud declares his only comment, in
a letter to John Wood, about the elopement
with Allie was, an expression of doubt as to
whether Sol or Haney would be the miserable
little quasi-husband, Cahill s successor.    This
letter Sol. saw.      I suppose Wood, who is
a good deal of a magpie, cackled a little
in addition.    Anyway Sol swaggered and
talked of kicking of ____ and so Waud
and he parted.         Life Brown, Sol s old
employer came up during the interview, having
just returned fro China, Japan &c., and
Waud went off to dine with him at noon,
I going down-town.     To  Courier  Office
and Haney s, and to  Tribune.          Writing
in the afternoon.   To Bellew s, with W.W.
in the evening.     He has put up here tempo-
rarily, intending return to Boston in a
week.       Little Nast has gone to England,
to sketch the fight for the championship bet-
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twelve: page eighty-three
Description:Regarding the arrival of William Waud in New York.
Date:1860-03-01
Subject:Bellew, Frank; Brown, Life; Cahill, Frank; Eytinge, Solomon; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hamilton; Haney, Jesse; Nast, Thomas; Vernon, Allie (Margaret Eytinge); Waud, William; Wood, John A.
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Scan Date:2011-01-29

 

Volume
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twelve
Description:Includes descriptions of boarding house living, his freelance writing and drawing work, antics of the New York literary Bohemians, visits to the Edwards family, the activities of London detective Arthur Ledger who is staying in his boarding house, Thomas Nast's courtship of Sally Edwards, two masked balls at his boarding house, a visit to Lotty Granville at Fordham, the state of Charles Damoreau's marriage, and a visit to the ''Phalanx'' in New Jersey with George Boweryem.
Subject:Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Detectives; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Publishers and publishing; Travel; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York; Fordham, New York; New Jersey
Note:Thomas Butler Gunn was born February 15, 1826, in Banbury, England, and came to New York in 1849. During the Civil War he worked as a correspondent for the New York Tribune and the New York Evening Post. He returned to England in 1863, and died in Birmingham in April 1903. The collection includes twenty-one volumes of his diaries, including newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, sketches, and various other items inserted by Gunn. Diary entries date from July 7, 1849, to April 7, 1863, and include his experiences with the New York publishing and literary world, his descriptions of boarding houses, his travels throughout the United States, and his experiences traveling with the Federal army as a Civil War correspondent.
Publisher:Missouri History Museum
Rights:Copyright 2011 Missouri History Museum.
Source:Page images, transcriptions, and metadata of the Thomas Butler Gunn diaries have been provided by the Missouri History Museum.