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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 45, December 12-15, 1851

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Identifier: DX01071608

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 45, December 12-15, 1851

Description: Mentions his drawing and writing work.


ning and afternoon. Had a letter from Mr [Henry] Hart containing two halves of two $5 bills for “Rome” work. Ought to have received it yesterday, postman coming in my absence, and girl in tails and trousers [Angeline Leave] not having intellect enough to raise two cents. Wrote right off, about it. Evening being busy writing Ike Chapter 7, Joe [Greatbatch] came, talked warmly about [Lajos] Kossuth. [words crossed out]. Wrote far on into the night — drew also.

13. Saturday. A note from Miller. To Traveler office &c., to Millers, [William] Barth called in morning and sat an hour or twain with me. Afternoon down town, the paper only out yesterday, partly occasioned by Lockingtons remissness in getting engravings done. To Bartons for blocks, sat awhile with Lockington, back to supper. Busy in the evening.

14. Sunday. Busy the live-long day, first drawing Railways things, then writing Ike. Getting warmed into my subject wrote on till past midnight, nor ceased until the Chapter was completed, at about 1.

15. Monday. At work drawing, Holbrook called gave him drawings &c. Drawing on till dusk, then with all the feelings of a captive escaped from prison, through the dank chill evening to the Traveler Office, and Lockington’s, left rebusses,

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1851-12-12

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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