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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 27, August 31-September 1, 1852

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Identifier: DX01190884

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 27, August 31-September 1, 1852

Description: Mentions that John Brougham is in Washington negotiating with the Democratic Party to have the Lantern report favorably on them before the upcoming election.

Transcription:

31. Tuesday. Work on minor Reveille subjects & rebusses. Out by 12 1/2, to [Cornelius] Mathews, to Lantern Office, ([Thomas] Powell having left) and learnt that [William] Barth had just left there. To Post Office, Dickensons, leaving block with Randall, thence to Lockington leaving rebusses. To Levy’s, purchased blocks, there & at Mc A Fee’s. Reveille Office. Returned by 1 1/2, dined at Reade Street. Work on by Reveille cut; supped down town, drawing again till Joe [Greatbatch] came. Out with him about 10 1/2, took him to Bowery, had Ice creams, saw him to [174] Mulbery Street, then walked back to my room, down Broadway. Barth had called at my room leaving note. Not going to Fort Mackinaw for a month or so.

September.

1. Wednesday. Drawing on wood, minor Reveille cuts. Barth called at about noon, out with him, left cuts at Lockington’s, then to Goslings & dined, thence together to the Lantern Office, talk with Powell. The rumor is that [John] Brougham is now on at Washington in company with George Sanders there to negociate [negotiate] with the Democratic Party for Lanternizing in their favor during the Presidential Campaign. This I learnt not from Powell. Back to my room again, where Barth awaited my hurrying to West Broadway & return. By the bye, from Powell we heard how [Fitz James] O’Brien had been excellently well-licked for

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1852-08-31

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Newspapers
Artists
Publishers and publishing
Ice cream, ices, etc.
Fort Mackinac (Mackinac Island, Mich.)
Elections
Food
Diaries
Presidential campaigns
Politics and government

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