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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 1, page 32, September 19-23, 1849

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Identifier: DX08915927

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 1, page 32, September 19-23, 1849

Description: States that he finished the drawing for Miss C.E. Beecher and wrote her about it. Mentions meeting Mr. Hart, who introduced him to a Boston publisher.

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in Gotham” sketches, and home. Ben Haun in a little lottery-ticket office in Cortlandt Street. Drawing the “sitting lady” for the Hartford one [Catharine E. Beecher].

20. Thursday. Finished drawing, and wrote to the lady about it — a Miss C. E. Beecher, of Hartford. In afternoon went to Broadway, and saw Mr. [Abraham] Hart. Will inquire the expense of getting up “Cholera” and, write, in the course of a week. Introduced to a Bostonian Publisher. / Evening with Joe [Greatbatch] to Harsinius, assisting him in getting his boxes therefrom as Mr. [Joseph] Greatbatch and all of them [Mary Anne, Fred, and Edward Greatbatch] quit for New York on the morrow.

21. Friday. Drawing, in a very unable-to-please-myself sort of way this Evening. Then to New York with Joe for a ramble. Passing down Chatham Street met Reuben, the little Jewish Schnieder, and from him heard news of some of the Wenhamites . Hooper still in New York. Manning the elder ditto, gentleman-izing, his brother at Washington. Mrs. Bushel kept her resolve of deserting her husband, — happy man he!

22. Saturday. Drawing all day. A bit of a lonely walk in the Evening.

23. Sunday. Walk about Bergen, with [Jabez] Wing and Joe in the morning, — a fine mile ramble amid the trees. Fine view of New York from Bergen Heights. Evening to

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1849-09-19

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Drawing
Publishers and publishing
Moving, Household
Women

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