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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 8, page 10, April 13-30, 1856

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Identifier: DX03623665

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 8, page 10, April 13-30, 1856

Description: Gives news of acquaintances from the past month.


akin to the [word crossed out] state experienced in 290 Broadway. Making Indexes and correcting proofs each day — for the "Humorous Poetry of the English language." Occasional visits to [James] Parton and "Fanny Fern," generally on Sunday or Thursday evenings. [Hugh] Forbes' book is out — he has presented me with a copy. [B.G.] Stone has called, being on a visit from the Catskills. Much as wont, lacking however the velvet coat &c He is going to get married to a Catskiller, says his father is delighted with it, and shewed me some drawings of mountain scenery, indifferently well done. He has orders for the supply of such, and professes to earn his living. A decentish fellow but with very little virility. [George] Yewel and [George] Arnold have their Broadway studio still; but the former talks of travel. Arnold does some drawing on wood for [Thomas W.] Strong. [Frank] Hillard has called on me. [William] Levison and [Jesse] Haney’s "Nic-nax" out — a success. Strong wrathy in consequence. Kelly calls. Letters from [William] Barth, [Alfred] Waud &c. He, the latter in communication with the Jewells, who remove to Greene Street. I have called there once. On my first visit, one of the daughters wanted Alf's letter, which he had instructed me not to leave. For that reason, and another, I didn't. I had, in compliance with his permission, run pencil through certain high-flown, and what he terms "Rinaldo

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1856-04-30

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Catskill Mountains (N.Y.)
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