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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 68, October 23, 1860

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Identifier: DX01328796

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 68, October 23, 1860

Description: Mentions that Thomas Nast is working for Giuseppe Garibaldi in Europe.



[Thomas] Nast Campaigning with [Giuseppe] Garibaldi.

23. Tuesday. Woke ill, nervous and unrefreshed from a night haunted with my daily avocations. Resolved to stop in-doors during the morning and to finish dog-article, so wrote on, with a horrible, nervous headache till 1 1/2, then down-town, tired, hurried and half-blind. Absolved from further labor today. Up-town, walking with Underhill most of the way, then to bed and, thank God! to sleep for a couple of hours.

To 745 [Broadway] in the evening, the streets and store fronts crowded, in consequence of the Union or Democratic procession. All the folks present, the girls [Sally, Matty, and Eliza Edwards], Anne [Edwards], George [Edwards, Jr.], his children, [Jesse] Haney, [Carl] Knudsen, Mort Brown, a Mr. Polhemus and the [John] Nichols of the bouquet. Down-stairs, saw a photograph of Nast, which had just arrived, with letters from him. In consequence of his sending no address on his leaving England, Jack [Edwards], his principal correspondent, didn’t know where to write to him, until, I suppose, the arrival of the letter, which awaited our return from Grafton Centre. Nast is on Garibaldi’s staff, has been under fire, rooms with Colonel [John Whitehead] Peard, “Garibaldi’s Englishman,” and writes that he has to rise at 3, to ride till 10 before breakfast, also that he expects to return to New York a general, apprending, as

coverage:New York, New York, Cliff Street; Franklin Square; Pearl Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-10-23

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries
Armed Forces


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