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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 94, November 7-9, 1860

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Identifier: DX01342226

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 94, November 7-9, 1860

Description: Gives details relating to Fanny Fern and James Parton's separation.



Larason pities his dead Brother-in-Law.

presently availing himself [James Parton] of her [Fanny Fern] going out to pack up a few things, get a coach, drive off to the railroad depôt and start for Rochester. Foreseeing the necessity, some days ago, he had provided himself with money. He asked [Jesse] Haney to go to the Masons’ for letters, now and then, and if he thought advisable, to do something for the “miserable woman.” For himself he stays for the present away from her. Haney hopes as I do that the seperation may prove final.

8. Thursday. Larason called, wanting to see [George] Boweryem, about obtaining advertisements for “Nick-nax,” Mrs [Mary] Levison having insisted that he should procure them, or the paper shouldn’t go to press this month. Mrs. L’s little brother-in-law is getting some experience of that lady’s temper, and says, “if she was the same in Bill Levison’s time he pities him, that he does!” Larason wishes he could get some book-keeping to do, being content then to throw up his present employment. Writing. Out at 3 1/2, to Gurney’s, then down-town, to the “World” office and saw [Manton] Marble. Return and writing (story) till 10 1/2.

9. Friday. To Gurneys, then to Broome St, the police head-quarters, then returned. Writing during the afternoon, a letter to my mother [Naomi Gunn]. Evening to 745 [Broadway]. The girls [Sally, Matty, and Eliza Edwards], Jack [Edwards] and [Jesse] Haney. Sally troubled with

coverage:New York, New York
coverage:Rochester, New York

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-11-07

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries
Publishers and publishing


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