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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 153, October 3-8, 1855

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Identifier: DX03952544

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 153, October 3-8, 1855

Description: Describes learning about Alf Waud's intention to move to Boston.


3. Wednesday. Fine weather again. Writing awhile, and by 2, after dining, down town, to [Thomas W.] Strongs with a drawing I'd done overnight. Got $3 for it. Looked in at the Picayune Office, finding [Jesse] Haney & [William] Levison there, and Sol Eyting at work on a pine board poster. To my room. Waud, (Alf) up,) and [Matthew] Whitelaw. Writing till 11 1/2.

4. Thursday. Writing. Up town in the afternoon, to the Mercantile, [James] Parton joining me and staying an hour there, I remainning till dusk. Writing till 1. [Frank] Hillard had called during my absence.

5. Friday. Writing all day. Alf Waud called, (and Jew Myers for rent of room.) Sol Eytinge and the smaller [William] Waud now lodge up town, at the Bleecker Street boarding house, Alf goes regularly to Hoboken, and the Fulton street room is nocturnally deserted.

6. Saturday. A day of continuous, never-slackening rain. Writing, making good progress, and having faith in myself. Parton up in the afternoon, chiefly to bid me to dinner on the morrow. At work till 1.

8 7. Monday. Writing till 1. [A.F.] Banks calling, with him to Grand Street, and dinner at Ittners, to up Broadway to Astor Place for a walk then back to work. Mr [Joseph] Greatbatch came at 4, up for an hour, when Waud & Wurzbach came in. With the former to Hoboken, it being a dull, wintry night. He, Alf, purports going on to Boston at the latter end of the present week, [Charles] Damoreau having got for him, (through Andrew and [Mathurin] Ballou,) the job of making a birds eye view of the city, for a pictorial. He wishes

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1855-10-03

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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