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	Leggat advises Alf Waud.
cluding Damoreau, his wife and family, Nicho-
las, Mr. Edwards, Matty, Eliza and Jack.
The latter party had just bowled off up Broadway,
in an omnibus.    With Haney to his office.   Bellew
came.      (I had met him before at Harper s and
walked with him to Frank Leslie s, during
which time he had mentioned that, requiring a
change of physicians, he had been advised to call
in Blakeman to his wife.            The woman takes
scarcely any exercise   hardly ever stirs out of 
doors.)          Beckett Bellew followed his brother;
Morris appeared also.               Left them, looked
into  Vanity Fair  office, to see Shanley, now
installed as editor, during the absence of  Arte-
mus Ward,  while lecturing.        Up-town, dreary
enough   hard-up, out of sorts, and
with an atrocious cold and sore throat.  Banks
came up into my room to make an inquiry.   He
exhibited, too, an advertisment out from the  Il-
lustrated News,  warning people not to cash a
draught for $40, sent by Leggat, the proprietor
to Alf Waud   as payment had been stopped.
Speculations thereupon; Banks going to write to
Alf about it.             Into omnibus and down town
to Haney s.    Together to the Jersey City Ferry,
where we found Mr. and Mrs. Edwards, Jack,
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Eighteen: page one hundred and ninety-eight
Description:Mentions an advertisement against Alfred Waud taken out by Leggat.
Subject:Banks, A.F.; Bellew, Frank; Bellew, Frank, Mrs.; Bellew, Patrick Beckett; Blakeman, William; Damoreau, Beatrice (Prideaux); Damoreau, Charles (Brown); Edwards, Eliza; Edwards, George; Edwards, John; Edwards, Martha; Edwards, Sarah; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse; Leggat; Marriage; Morris, James (K. N. Pepper); New York illustrated news.; Nicholas, John G.W.; Physicians and surgeons; Publishers and publishing; Shanley; Vanity fair.; Ward, Artemus (C. F. Brown); Waud, Alfred
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Coverage (Street):Broadway
Scan Date:2010-06-14


Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Eighteen
Description:Includes Gunn's descriptions of the scene in New York at the commencement of the Civil War, his visits to military camps in and around New York City as a reporter for ""The New York Evening Post,"" boarding house life, the shooting of Sergeant Davenport by Captain Fitz James O'Brien for insubordination, and Frank Bellew's marital troubles.
Subject:Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Military; Publishers and publishing; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York
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 2010 Missouri History Museum.
Source:Page images, transcriptions, and metadata of the Thomas Butler Gunn diaries have been provided by the Missouri History Museum.