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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.

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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

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Dates: 1852-02-17

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Artists
Diaries
Drinking of alcoholic beverages
Valentines

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