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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 37, February 17-18, 1852

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Identifier: DX01092996

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 37, February 17-18, 1852

Description: Mentions a ''bust'' in which Alf Waud, William Roberts, Alfred Swinton, and Augustus Fay got Schenk drunk before his departure for Boston.


17. Tuesday. In doors all day, work on wood, drawings for Reveille and Picayune. Alf [Waud] came in evening, having with [William] Roberts, [Alfred] Swinton and [Augustus] Fay been engaged in “a bust,” seeing Schenk off to Boston — all intent, save Alf to make him infernally drunk, in which they succeeded; but got him aboard the boat in time. Alf now abed.

18. Wednesday. To the Picayune and Reveille Offices. Barton going to quit Reveille. To [Cornelius] Mathews at the Literary World Office. Thence saw Lockington, then Holbrook in at the store whereat Frere and [Frank] Bellew sell Valentines. Met Morey there, and chaffed him till he waxed sulkily irate about the escheated 50 cents. Called at the Lantern

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-02-17

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Artists
Drinking of alcoholic beverages


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