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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 77, April 4, 1852

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Identifier: DX01108940

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 77, April 4, 1852

Description: Mentions seeing the engraver Knight, who pretended not to recognize him.


from Boston; — he [Alfred Swinton] accompanying me to the “Excelsior.” [Alfred] Waud coming in there sat at the same table — few scarce any words passing between us. Leaving them to the Post Office, thence, returning to the Lantern Office. Back drawing, remaining till 1, then returned to dinner, called in at [Warren] Butlers, and Lantern Office. [Joseph] Woodward being in a great state of exhilaration at the, then, rapid sale of the paper. Carroll and Hunsdale there. Called on Lockington, finding there the evil Woodpecker Knight who marred my “Running with the Machine” picture done for [Thomas W.] Strong. Sitting with back towards he fancied I didn’t recognize him. To [Warren] Butlers place again, with intent to accompany him to the “Fanny Major,” the bark which takes Joe Butler out for California. Butler not being there, to [William] Roberts, and after a brief visit to my room, (and a “nip” with him and a Philadelphia woodpecker, hight Walsh,) off

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-04-04

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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