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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 83, March 1, 1860

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Identifier: DX02884445

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 83, March 1, 1860

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

Transcription:

An injured Husband.

about which prospect he [William Waud] has already consulted [Frank] Bellew, who referred him to Hamilton. He went to Sol. Eytinge also, at the office of the "Illustrated News," when Sol refused his hand, saying he couldn't take it without "a few words" preliminary. He "understood" W.W. had written about his wife [Allie Vernon] in a manner &c &c. Waud declares his only comment, in a letter to John Wood, about the elopement with Allie was, an expression of doubt as to whether Sol or [Jesse] Haney would be the miserable little quasi-husband, [Frank] Cahill's successor. This letter Sol. saw. I suppose Wood, who is a good deal of a magpie, cackled a little in addition. Anyway Sol swaggered and talked of kicking of ____ and so Waud and he parted. Life Brown, Sol's old employer came up during the interview, having just returned from China, Japan &c., and Waud went off to dine with him at noon, I going down-town. To "Courier" Office and Haney's, and to "Tribune." Writing in the afternoon. To Bellew's, with W.W. in the evening. He has put up here temporarily, intending return to Boston in a week. Little [Thomas] Nast has gone to England, to sketch the fight for the championship bet-

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1860-03-01

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Travel
Artists

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