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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 56, September 26-29, 1852

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Identifier: DX01205070

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 56, September 26-29, 1852

Description: Mentions that Fagan's shop has burnt down.

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I went back to Chatham Street with Bush, supped there and stayed till 11, reading, fumigating & playing with the juveniles.

27. Monday. Did a huge four column sketch & according to promise took it to Bunnell, (Picayune-proprieter) whom I met on Saturday afternoon & who told me they wanted me to do their cuts, (vico Boyd, discarded.) Little cuts for Reveille. Calls. Dined. With Bunnell to Wells & Webb for block. (As we crossed Fulton Street, he pointed out to me smoke rising Brooklyn-wards, which I knew not then proceeded from Fagan’s shop, which was burnt to the ground that afternoon.) Evening drawing on wood till 11.

28. Tuesday. [Edwin A.] Weed came. Finished big drawing on wood, took it down town, saw Bunnell, dined, called at Reveille & Lantern offices &c. Return, met [John] Watson, called at his place, gave Weed big cut &c, jumped in omnibus and to Brooklyn via South Ferry. Called at Dunsiers, nobody at home, called at his mothers, saw the old lady & learnt that he had returned. Back to New York, evening writing.

29. Wednesday. Read of the Duke of Wellington’s death in this mornings’ paper, thrust under my door, as

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-09-26

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Newspapers
Publishers and publishing
Artists
Fires
Diaries

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