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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 194, May 2-3, 1860

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Identifier: DX02983234

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 194, May 2-3, 1860

Description: Describes a visit to Jesse Haney in his new boarding house.

Transcription:

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Mrs. W. Leslie and Mrs. [Mary] Levison.

in strength.

— What an awful record is this, I'm keeping!

3. Thursday. In doors till sunset. [Henry] Addey came up in the morning and I had to rewrite article of mine which had been rewritten into execrable trash by [Charles] Rosenburg. At 6 turned out, went up Broadway, overtaking Frank Hillard, dropping in with him into the studio of Van Beest, the artist. To 16th street, Mrs. [Catharine] Potter’s new residence, some six doors from her former one. Supped there with [Jesse] Haney, [William] Leslie and his wife [Marion Leslie] on the other side of me. They board there. Wife not pretty, looks as if she had a will of her own. A smoke with Haney and [Edward] Hayes in a partially unfurnished room, then the latter went off to his theatre. Haney is in treaty with Mrs. Levison for the sale of his half of the “Nic-nax,” she designing to purchase and edit (!) it. The woman has an eager, clutching idea that there’s no end of money to be made in the enterprise, that Haney is lukewarm or dishonest with regard to her interests, a fancy at once foolish and mean. He half-projects a visit to England, which will hardly come to anything. Out together. Dropped out into a bear-

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1860-05-02

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Boardinghouses
19th century
Diaries
Newspapers
Publishers and publishing

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