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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 14, January 16-18, 1852

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Identifier: DX01082276

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 14, January 16-18, 1852

Description: Mentions Alf Waud's return to New York, and describes his adventures along the way.

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field where he [Alfred Waud] had taken employ with a certain Gilder, and worked with him, (having a London pick-pocket for confrere,) for some weeks, and from thence came hither by rail; having some three or four dollars in pocket, in good health, and marvellously seedy in appearance. Sate up conversing together, of Boston, of Maine, of New Hampshire and Vermont, of wanderings hither and thither, of the great [Frederick] Gleason; [Charles] Browns amours and a thousand other matters, and an hour or so past midnight to bed, — together.

17. Saturday. Waud out looking for employ as gilder, which he could not find. I myself hard at work in doors, I think not stirring out, or if so, not for long. Davis called in the evening.

18. Sunday. Drawing &c. In the

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1852-01-16

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Travel
Diaries
Pickpockets

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