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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.




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


Dates: 1860-08-19

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries
Publishers and publishing


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