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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 8, page 30, July 19-25, 1856

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Identifier: DX03640708

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 8, page 30, July 19-25, 1856

Description: Mentions the departure of George Yewell and Edward Howland for Europe, and getting an assignment for the New York Times.


19. Saturday. Down town. [Thomas] Bonars, the Picayune Office; with lithographs to Ross and Tousey, to Post Office &c. Met [Joseph] Brightly momentarily. He is in [Frank] Leslie’s employ, and looks evil, as usual. To [George] Edwards in the evening. Called at Mrs [Celina] Jewells.

20. Sunday. “Alton Locke” in Washington Square Evening at [E.H.] Chapins. Alone.

[21 Monday through 25. Friday] Nervous attack again, which I had, too soon, fancied broken up. Mitigated however, though two or three days were sufficiently wretched; the affliction being heightedtened by my lack of employment. Trying writing, mostly, and hard at it. Ross & Tousey have had their 500 lithographs. A letter from Alf Waud. A watch kept on him and his companion pursued, on a brief visit to Boston, but, with baby & servant managed to retreat un-tracked. I called at Mrs Jewells one evening during the week. [George] Yewell and [Edward] Howland have sailed for Liverpool, designing a tramp through England, on their way to France. [George] Arnold & his uncle engaged in producing a miserable little “Hail Columbia,” of Punch size and championing Freemont. I have applied to the Times and Tribune authorities to get admitted on the staff of reporters. Got a very friendly reception from Tuthill of the Times, who gave me a job for the evening, and promised

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1856-07-19

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries
Publishers and publishing


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