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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 82, February 28-March 1, 1860

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Identifier: DX02883686

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 82, February 28-March 1, 1860

Description: Regarding the arrival of William Waud in New York.

Transcription:

William Waud.

(Which latter young man [Frank Cahill] has done a rather unwise thing, thus: It was proposed to bring out a number or two of a cheap two-cent comic, called the "Tickler," using old "Pic" cuts and type: McCulloch set it up, getting a man to help him, [Jesse] Haney would have lent Cahill the money to buy paper and Cahill might have made a few $ by it, as first numbers generally sell. Waxing cocky at the prospect, Cahill wouldn't obey [Charles E.] Wilbur's request to meet him at 7 this morning, so Wilbur went out of town, locking up the office.) Up-town with Bob Gun. Writing the rest of the day.

29. Wednesday. In doors all day, writing article on Comic Papers, to take to [Charles] Dana. Horrid weather.

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March.

1. Thursday. Will Waud came up, in the fur cap commented upon by Alf [Waud], much as he used to be, or more so. He arrived in New York yesterday, as I had learnt from Cahill, Who saw him at Haney's office. His brother-in-law has removed to this city, there to abide permanently; he himself desires to do so, if he can find employment after his liking; viz, making big water-color perspectives for architects,

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1860-02-28

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Publishers and publishing
Newspapers
Authors

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