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Or was he right and she wrong   or both wrong
as is most like in the separation .   God knoweth  
        I wonder what s all this to do with me?
  27. Thursday.   Work on Reveille subjects.
Down town with them, to Mathews, then dined,
then to Dickensons.    Lockington s.  Bought
summer coat.     Return & work on Reveille
subjects .   Supped at Reade Street.
  28. Friday.  Down town, breakfasted at the Ex
celsior, to Dickinson, Post Office.  Sent letter off for
home.   To and fro, Lockingtons, Mathews, Strongs
(leaving Copy for  Notions,    Clocksellers &c.    Return,
at work, Will Kidder came, and presently Barth.
They leaving, out, dined at Sweenys, then to Ludlow
Street, leaving blocks at Weeds.  Thence to Canal on
a vain quest after Baudoin, he having quitted the
place.   To Bleecker Street, intending to call on
Hunsdale. He out.    Returned.   Wrote &c
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Four: page one hundred and twenty-eight
Description:Mentions his visits to various publishers.
Date:1852-05-26
Subject:Barth, William; Baudoin; Dickenson; Drawing; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hunsdale; Kidder, Charlotte (Whytal, Granville); Kidder, Will; Lockington; Mathews, Cornelius; Strong, Thomas; Weed; Whytal, John
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Coverage (Street):Bleecker Street; Canal Street; Ludlow Street; Reade Street
Scan Date:2011-02-07

 

Volume
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.