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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 211, March 1-4, 1856

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Identifier: DX03996222

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 211, March 1-4, 1856

Description: Mentions meeting Fanny Fern on the street and talking with her.

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March.

1. Saturday. Speeding down town about divers matters met "Fanny Fern," who stopped and talked awhile with me. She paints. To Post Office, Picayune, tailors & hatter's &c, ([William] Levison having proposed to me to take certain clothing for drawings to be done.) Met little [Frank] Hilliard in the hat-shop. Return through a snow sprinkling, to writing the rest of the day. [Jesse] Haney and Sol [Eytinge] out for a bit at the Ornithorincus and report it to be dreary — (settling up for room.)

2. Sunday. In doors til evening, mud, slush, drizzle and thaw out o'doors, I head-achy, but writing within. [Frank] Bellew up in the morning. [Frank] Poundon and Rawson Gill in the afternoon. Levison up, too, occasionally. Turned out at night and called at the Waverly and saw [James] Parton. Talk of our Book for half an hour, then left. A brisk walk through the cold, windy night up to Union Square, and down to the St Nicholas.

3. Monday. Made little drawing on wood for Picayune, took it down, calling in at Fowler and Wells &c by the way. Returning to the defunct Young Sam office, saw Porter and Abbot. Both refused payment of the accepted draft, drawn by the latter accepted by the former. To room, and writing till 12 1/2. Blazing away. Did a whole chapter. A letter from Mr [Joseph] Greatbatch.

4. Tuesday. To the Jefferson Market Court, and

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1856-03-01

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Women

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