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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 16, October 28-31, 1851

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Identifier: DX01058234

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 16, October 28-31, 1851

Description: Mentions his work.


assembled. A democratic meeting. Liberty & a tar-barrel. To Webers, then back to work and thus — till this moment, sorely pestered by the accursed mosquitos who knowing their end approaches, assail with vampire like fury.

29. Wednesday. To Traveler Office, thence to [word crossed out] Millers, where I commenced on the Map title, on the Stone. Back to “Traveler” & dinner. At work drawing on wood subsequently, incidental of [Lajos] Kossuth, (all honor to him.) This till late at night. Rushed out after supper to convey tickets for Niblo’s to Mary Ann [Greatbatch] & Mr [Joseph] Greatbatch.

30. Thursday. In doors drawing till 3, then downtown, called on [William] Roberts, then to Traveller, with block. Subsequently to Reveille Office, then to Castle Garden sans success. Then back to Traveller, and at 6 in come Engraver Hitchcock, and I, he & Holbrook discuss about starting a paper a la Punch. Drawing rebusses for Reveille — during the evening. Weary work. Unceasing rain all day.

31. Friday. To Bartons. To Traveler. To Wall Street. Working on map title. Call at Traveler again. To Castle Garden. Dinner. [William] Barth and another called. Left them in Broadway. To Millers, work. Called and talk with Holbrook. Evening wrote a song. [words crossed out] A letter from Alf Waud to day.

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1851-10-28

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Mosquitoes
Castle Garden (New York, N.Y.)


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