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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 6, page 31, July 25-30, 1853

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Identifier: DX04059037

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 6, page 31, July 25-30, 1853

Description: Mentions an article of his appearing in The New York Times.

to Gosling’s, where we supped, then a stroll on the Battery. To Erfords by 9. Kelly, Whittle, [Alfred] Waud & anon Dillon Mapother there. Parted about 10 1/2.

26. Tuesday. Dismal rain nearly all day. Through it to Gosling’s for breakfast & to Wells & Webbs. Drawing the rest of the day, till 7. Mr [Henry] Hart and Kelly called for brief space at 6. Supping at Sweeney’s; returning to room, remained indoors all the evening. Being undressed, and at 11 about lying down for an hours reading, comes a tapping at my chamber door. It was [Charles] Welden. He came in and had a talk, & Waud came in, too.

27. Wednesday. My article in Times. A dismal, drizzling day. Down town, to Picayune Office. Girl from Mrs [Mary Anne] Greatbatch’s scrubbing my room [at 290 Broadway] out & cleaning windows &c. Wet in-doors and out. Down stairs in [Alfred] Swinton’s room. Welden called. Out with him to Erford’s. Dined. In my own damp room by 4. Drawing, and all the evening till Waud came at 10. Erford’s for imbibition.

28. Thursday. In doors drawing all day. Waud up. Mr Hart called at 9. To Erford’s with him, Etting [Solomon Eytinge] there and Waud coming. / Writing till 1 o’clock in the morning. Article 3 for the Times.

29. Friday. Drawing silver and gold ware from Daguerrotypes all day. Matagrabolized. Mr Hart called, and with him, & Waud at Erford’s for a space in the evening.

30. Saturday. Finished third letter for “Times.” Left it at the Office. Called at “Picayune.” Dined at Goslings by 4, then called at Vesey Street for Waud. Tarried till 7, then crossed over to Jersey, called on Hart & Dillon, took

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1853-07-25

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries
Battery Park (New York, N.Y.)
Working class women


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