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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 105, May 1-2, 1852

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Identifier: DX01130696

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 105, May 1-2, 1852

Description: Mentions his resignation from the Lantern Club.


and no-sense having mortal. All bombast and commonplace, or worse. He’s [Hawkins has] been a scoundrel however. Your fool is very apt to be so on very small temptation. / Met [Edwin A.] Weed. Found him for blocks. To Averys, he having called, as I learnt, on me. Not it in. Called at [Cornelius] Mathews, in the earlier part of the afternoon, giving him “Copy” for Cuts. Supped at Van Name and Bushs, then returned up Broadway. Met [Thomas] Powell, stood talking with him at door awhile. [Frank] Bellew came and they off together. To my room [290 Broadway] and did a drawing on wood. Write resignation to Lantern Club, giving it Burkhardt this afternoon. Cant pay for being bored.

2. Sunday. Did chores &c, then, having the option of staying in doors, and drawing, or com

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-05-01

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Artists


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