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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 8, page 179, May 10-15, 1857

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Identifier: DX03758528

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 8, page 179, May 10-15, 1857

Description: Mentions that his book will be published by the Mason Brothers in June.

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of electrotyping and stereotyping. My book is almost completely cast (electrotyped). Our house [132 Bleecker St.] is now almost untenanted of boarders, and undergoing internal repairs. Mrs [Elizabeth] Gouverneur and lot [May and Adolphus Gouverneur] have taken flight up the Hudson. Miss Church is now Madame Andreotti, and resides with her husband in St Mark's Place. Only the [Willis] Patten's remain of the family boarders. Our dinner is quite a select meal, Mrs [Catharine] Potter, Patten, and myself constituting the company. [B.G.] Stone is in New York, getting puffs in the papers for his Catskill lithograph, and going on to get married.

11. Tuesday. To the Masons. My book will be out in June. To Radway's, the Picayune Office. Met [George] Arnold and [Frank] Cahill. (Both had breakfasted at our house.) [William] Leslie back from Philadelphia.

12. Wednesday. Uptown, meeting [Frank] Bellew at Madison Square. Down town together, to Pic office &c. Drawing for Nic nax at night till 12.

13. Thursday. A day of unceasing rain. Drawing for Bellew, who came up in the morning. In-doors all day. Foster in my room at night.

The "European" is defunct. I called there yesterday, and saw [Thomas] Patterson and the Colonel [Hugh Forbes]. Russell has sunk upwards of $8000 on it.

14. Friday. Down town in the afternoon.

15. Saturday. To Post-Office, Radway's, and the Stereotypers in Beekman St. In the evening

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1857-05-10

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Boardinghouses
19th century
Diaries
Publishers and publishing
Authors
Newspapers

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