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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 8, page 187, June 5-13, 1857

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Identifier: DX03765466

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 8, page 187, June 5-13, 1857

Description: Mentions that Mary Levison has sold the New York Picayune to Mort Thomson and Mr. Wilbur.

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by the way — he [William Leslie] going to Philadelphia. To bank for Radway's $20, then to the R. R. R. Office. Told him I wanted the remaining $50. Promised that I should have it by Monday. To Picayune Office. Doesticks [Mortimer Thomson] there. With him and [Jesse] Haney to Muller’s studio about medallion portrait of Thomson. Rhine wine and Muller's works. The three of us to dinner at [132] Bleecker St. [Frank] Bellew came in the evening. All having pipes in Haney's room. Writing subsequently.

6. Saturday. Down town to Radway's, Picayune Office &c, and in the afternoon. Got another $20.

7. Sunday. Rainy all the morning and damp throughout the day. Thompson came. With him and Haney to Brooklyn, and with the latter to [James] Parton's. / [Charles] Gaylor breaking his appointment with Mrs [Mary] Levison on Saturday, she has, definitely, sold the paper to [Charles E.] Wilbur and Thompson, the latt former finding the money — $3000, half to be paid down, the rest secured on mortgage.

8. Monday. To Bellews, and down town in the afternoon, with article for Radway. Wet weather.

[9. Tuesday through 10. Wednesday] Miserably wet weather. Down town and writing. To Hannah [Bennett]; and Dillon Mapother. Got a letter from Alf Waud.

[11 Thursday through 13. Saturday] Writing, on stories and made one drawing. Hither and thither,

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1857-06-05

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Publishers and publishing
Newspapers
Boardinghouses
19th century

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