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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 122, March 26-27, 1860

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Identifier: DX02914136

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 122, March 26-27, 1860

Description: Regarding stories about Frank Leslie told by engraver Hayes.

Transcription:

108

[Arthur] Ledger Leaves. [Frank] Pounden.

there and pay him, man sits down to wait in the office till the time mentioned. [Frank] Leslie pays him and man is going when Leslie hails him: “Have you got anything to do?” Man says he has a trade. “I’m sorry for that” says Frank, “for I’ve got a few debts I want collected and I think you’d be the very man to do it!”

Out with the two [Alfred Waud and Mr. Hayes] and [James] Morris, for oysters. Alf and Hayes live temporarily at Sweeney’s hotel. The latter former projects keeping his “wife” [Mary Jewell Waud] in Boston for two months, when she will be enabled to petition for a divorce on the ground of desertion! [Albert] Brainard is said to be in Texas. Old [Charles] Jewell has called on Alf; is friendly to him The woman he lives with is some kin to Brainard, a cousin perhaps, hence, says Alf, Jewell’s early animosity.

27. Tuesday. Writing letter to the “Era.” Ledger moves to the Everett House today; in three more, with his Canadian friends, to Washington, Charleston, &c. He will return here in three or four weeks, retaining a lien on his room. Pounden (Frank) up in the afternoon, has been out of a situation for six months or more, is rather down upon his luck. Down-town with him, to “Nic-Nax” office.

Took car up to Clinton Place, called on and

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1860-03-26

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Debt
Divorce
Authors

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