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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 10, page 102, January 31-February 3, 1859

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Identifier: DX03283098

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 10, page 102, January 31-February 3, 1859

Description: Mentions selling a story to Frank Leslie.


with Long, brother to the publisher, and went to Pic Office. My Chapters to stand over to next-week. Met Bob Gun — seemed dullish. To Constellation Office again, saw Park Benjamin who was kind enough to read out one of his editorials to me. He enjoyed it so much that I was glad to give him the opportunity. Round to Frank Leslie's. Story I took in accepted. Always so there — wish they had plenty of money. Returned to dinner. Drawing. At 9 or 10 summoned to the floor below, to Mrs Patten's room, by Mr Eldredge, to drink a glas of champagne with him, her, Mrs Eldredge and Mrs Berry. Principally a committee of disquisition on Mrs [Elizabeth] Gouverneur.



1. Tuesday. Drawing hard till 4 1/2, then taking block to Omnibus office, looked in at Pic & Constellation ones. Melancholic, wearied, out of sorts. Writing to Hannah [Bennett] at night, but felt so tired that I didn't finish the letter.

2. Wednesday. To tailors, F. Leslie's, Contellation, Omnibus, Post and Pic Offices. Met [George] Roberts the engraver with Dickinson & [Edwin] Weed's brother in at the Rainbow. Hither and thither. Back, drawing till late at night.

3. Thursday. Down town — drawing, writing,

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1859-01-31

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Authors
19th century


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