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Identifier: DX02876857

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 73 [newspaper clipping]

Description: Newspaper clipping regarding Charles Dana's influence at The New York Tribune.

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Mr. [Charles] Dana has mounted several steps higher since he began in the upper-story of the Tribune. By slow degrees, he has reached a position which gives him supreme control of the concern, including Horace [Greeley] himself. A sharp, shrewd, calculating, energetic and rather overbearing character, Charles has proved more than a match for any of his associates. Strong in his likes and dislikes, he has many friends and an equal number of enemies. Where he finds a chance to improve his personal prospects, he does not fail to seize it; and when anybody stands in his way, he does not hesitate to remove him by such means as happen to come handy. I don't believe that Dana would act a part that was positively mean; but I doubt if he would higgle at bullying a man out of his opinions if he once got the idea that his antagonist was the feebler of the two. Horace succumbs to him, and Charles is really the "cock of the walk." Once, when an employee complained to Greeley that Dana [rest of article missing]

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Subjects: Diaries
Publishers and publishing
Newspapers

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