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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 111, May 6-8, 1852

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Identifier: DX01133549

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 111, May 6-8, 1852

Description: Mentions trying to sell wood blocks to Cornelius Mathews and T.W. Strong, which he had taken as payment for drawing work for the Lantern.


I had to sell, (having taken them from the Lantern folks, as equivalent to $4.) [Cornelius] Mathew tried [words crossed out] to get em for $5, but didnt Took ‘em to [Thomas W.] Strongs. Saw him and [Charles] Weldon. Return, and work on rebusses till far into the night.

7. Friday. Finished three small drawings for Reveille, and the 15 Rebusses. Sent off 10 of the latter, and two former to [Edwin A.] Weed by his nephew, who called. Down town. Met [Thomas] Picton. To Strongs, who gave me $6 for blocks, much to Mathews disappointment when I told him. But he did the oily business. Called at Lantern Office, then return. Supped in doors, then drawing on wood till late.

8. Saturday. Made a drawing on wood.

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-05-06

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Artists


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