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	         Lotty s Victims.
Elysian Fields found or were found by
Cahill, Morris, Griswold, Cutler, Phillips
and Monroe.       Played base-ball or something
like it till sunset, then back to supper, pretty
well tired.      Billington up, with Cahill,
Morris and Boweryem in my room in the evening.
Cahill was sent for by Mrs. Levison, she
having left a note for him this afternoon.    He
went to see her, effected a temporary engage-
ment as editor of  Nic-nax  at $8, till such
time as she can initiate an unfortunate brother-
in law of Mrs. L s into the duties of the
post, which relative, having married her young
er sister, unwisely abandons a decent Philadel-
phia position for this post.                   I think
little Boweryem is a little in love with Lotty.
He was palpably envious when I returned
from Fordham, and has talked of her
since as  the most fascinating woman he has
ever met.    Poor little Bow-woweryem!   I
never knew a man who didn t confess in some
degree Lotty s witchery, barring Alf Waud,
who complimented her singing in a heavy manner, when
first introduced, when she said he  soaped
her  and on his learning it, he has disliked
her ever since.   Women only like Alf s good
looks   nothing else about him.   Little Bowery-
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twelve: page one hundred and ninety-eight
Description:Mentions that he thinks George Boweryem is in love with Lotty.
Date:1860-05-05
Subject:Billington; Boweryem, George; Cahill, Frank; Cutler, Peter Y.; Griswold; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Kidder, Charlotte (Whytal, Granville); Levison, William, Mrs.; Monroe (acquaintance); Morris, James (K. N. Pepper); Phillips; Waud, Alfred; Women
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.