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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 10, November 12, 1858-May 31, 1859

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Identifier: D03940

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 10, November 12, 1858-May 31, 1859

Description: Includes descriptions of an explosion of a boat on the North River; New York literary Bohemians; boarding house living at 132 Bleecker Street; his freelance writing and drawing work; the death of writer Mort Thomson's young wife, Anna; working on the publication Constellation; visits to the Edwards family at 745 Broadway; a falling out with Fanny Fern over an article he wrote criticizing The New York Ledger; a rumor that Fitz James O'Brien is the heir to an Irish baronetcy; and a change of landladies at his boarding house from Catharine Potter to Susan Boley. Diary is labelled by Gunn as No. 12.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1858-1859

Type(s): Diary

Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Boardinghouses
19th century
Bohemians (New York artistic and literary movement)
Journalism
Diaries
Authors
Artists
Publishers and publishing
Women

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