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Identifier: DX02955497

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, page 26, June 20-22, 1859

Description: Regarding how Fanny Fern uses her articles in The New York Ledger.



too hasn't sufficiently prostrated himself [Frank Cahill] body and soul before Old Party [Fanny Fern], sometimes demurring about sacrificing his dinner to comply with her grand 'hests in bidding them all come over for a tea-drinking. (I know she spake against him to Mrs [Sarah] Edwards.) Cahill says there's an "answer to Correspondents" in this weeks Ledger leveled at him, anent his getting drunk. She invariably lets of small spites in that way. Mort [Thomson]'s wooing goes on, he writing and receiving a prodigiously long love-letter every day of his life. All his evenings are spent with Grace [Eldredge]. Slow for Jim [Parton], with old Vampire absorbing him. Cahill has got board in Amity Place, I can see the house from my window. Seems to be doing nothing; has sold a farce to Florence the actor, to get $5 per night for it. He stayed smoking till noon, then we went down town in the rain together. To Express Office, Fulton St &c, parted after a glass of lager, I riding up town. Writing the rest of the day. Found Bob Gun and J.A. Wood in Mc' Pyke’s, nocturnally.

21. Tuesday. Writing hard all day, recommencing and going through with article for [Dr. Edward] Dixon. Cahill present all the afternoon, smoking and reading. To Dixon's at night and read article over weiss-bier. Looked in at Edwards' subsequently, at 10 1/2, finding [Jesse] Haney and another there. Walked home with him.

22. Wednesday. Finished editorial for Century. (Cahill over in the morning.) Down town, after going

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1859-06-20

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Courtship


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