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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 235, September 16-17, 1860

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Identifier: DX02813508

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 235, September 16-17, 1860

Description: Mentions George Boweryem receiving a note from Lotty asking him not to visit her while she has Southern friends staying with her.



[Charles] Welden’s talk about [Charles] Seymour.

cottage are but limited.” She [Lotty Kidder] don’t suppose her friends will stay over a couple of weeks, when &c &c. The note concluded with regards to me. [George] Boweryem was rather chapfallen, his dignity upset – albeit his general “cockyness” has brought him similar rebuffs heretofore, from his own talk. He criticized the spelling, which was — Lotty’s! I find she knows [Charles] Gayler: she commissioned Boweryem to get a M.S. play of her husband [Arthur Granville]’s from him, which the burly biographer of [Albert] Hicks “the pirate” had undertaken to correct.

17. Monday. Office. Up-town to report opening of Medical College, met Frank Hillard on my way. After dinner down-town again, there had to loaf till 5, during which time I met Welden, outside of Crook and Duff’s. He is now theatrical critic on the Times “during Mr Seymour’s absence” — which absence may be protracted for ever and a day, according to Welden’s report. He says that there have been many inquiries after him, that he owes a great deal of borrowed money and lastly that he went off in debt to and with the wife of the German, his partner in the publication of “Our Musical Friend.” They made money by the thing. Seymour alias Bailey, sailed for Hamburg. Does dishonesty

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-09-16

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Critics
Bohemians (New York artistic and literary movement)


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