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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 186, August 21-22, 1860

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Identifier: DX02776881

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 186, August 21-22, 1860

Description: Regarding William Leslie being evicted from Catharine Potter's boarding house.

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not immediately. He [Frank Bellew] is hardly rated at his right value here, there are asses who affect depreciation of his rare abilities as an artist.

[three small photographs of Bellew]

These photographs might be better fifty fold but are yet like him.

22. Wednesday. Scribbling, out awhile down town wards, called in at W. Leslie’s Duane Street office, heard how he and his wife [Marion Leslie] had been to Long Island shore for a week or two, how Mrs [Catharine] Potter had overcharged him (for four days during which he revisited the city) how he had had a row with her over the dinner table in which he had told her he should either prove her a liar (!) or apologize to her, how she had followed him to his room with a notice to quit, how he thought he should keep her out of her money until the law had swelled costs in getting it &c &c. In the evening to Bellew’s late residence (to get the sketches left behind) then to 745 [Broadway]. All the girls [Sally, Matty, and Eliza Edwards] just gone off, to the Rees’s, with

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1860-08-21

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Artists
Boardinghouses
19th century

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