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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 170, August 19-21, 1860

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Identifier: DX02764973

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 170, August 19-21, 1860

Description: Mentions the attitudes of Matty and Eliza Edwards and meeting A.F. Banks to see Frank Bellew off to England together.

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Miscellaneous.

prone to picking up and inventing offences, after the American fashion, and Eliza [Edwards] insolent, which is the state of things just now. ([Jesse] Haney told the former to-night that she looked as if the universe smelt bad, which was whimsically appropriate.) But how pleasant Grafton begins to look retrospectively!

20. Monday. [Frank] Bellew came. Out with him, to Schaus’ picture-shop, where were certain of his drawings. Met [J.R.] Hamilton, near his office, at a Broadway front he was erecting. At a photographer’s where Bellew sat for his portrait — four and twenty little copies. Parted by the park in a shower. I to Nick nax office, saw Larrison — nothing to do as yet — to the Courier office, saw [James L.] Smith and [Charles F.] Briggs, to F. Leslie’s and to the Ill. News. Here I found Alf Waud and [Sol] Eytinge, the former unusually currish and uncivil in his demeanor — no meaning in it, merely manner I suppose! To Paul’s, he out. Uptown met Carpendale, F. Leslie’s inebriated friend on board the Great Eastern. [Charles] Damoreau up in the evening. Writing.

21. Tuesday. To [A.F.] Bank’s lodging in Lispenard Street by 8 1/2, having met him yesterday and agreed to go together to see Bellew off. Found him in the bar-room (it is a French house) which,

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1860-08-19

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Newspapers
Publishers and publishing
Authors

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