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taken for a  yaller gal ;  how she resented it;
how she horsewhipped a Southerner who
would have played Juan with her &c.
She plays at the Bowery on Wednesday
night,  Goodall s benefit.  Shall go and
see her.       Left about 11.          So
it goes    play out the play.   
  9.  Monday.   To Strongs. More
drawings to make.  Thence to Lockingtons.
Thence to Traveler. door locked, and
a bill against Holbrook in the keyhole.
To the Lantern office.   Hutchings, Bel-
lew, and Brougham.
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Four: page twenty-seven
Description:Describes the return of Lotty to New York.
Subject:Bellew, Frank; Brougham, John; Goodall; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Holbrook; Hutchings, Dick; Kidder, Charlotte (Whytal, Granville); Lockington; Strong, Thomas; Traveler.; Women
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Scan Date:2011-02-02


Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Four
Description:Includes descriptions of looking for drawing and writing work among New York publishers, boarding house living, visits to Mrs. Kidder and her daughter Lotty, the start of the ''Lantern'' publication and joining the ''Lantern Club,'' attending a ball on Governors Island, attending a lecture by E. H. Chapin, visits to Staten Island, and a visit to Niagara Falls.
Subject:Boardinghouses; Books and reading; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Military; Publishers and publishing; Theater; Travel; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York; Niagara, 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 2011 Missouri History Museum.
Source:Page images, transcriptions, and metadata of the Thomas Butler Gunn diaries have been provided by the Missouri History Museum.