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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 124, May 24, 1852

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Identifier: DX01139744

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 124, May 24, 1852

Description: Mentions his drawing work.


Lockingtons, then to [Cornelius] Mathews & with blocks. Helped him writing copy, took them to Reveille Office, called at [Thomas W.] Strongs. Returning, looked in at [William] Roberts, and out to dinner together, at Frenchs. Talk of work. Return to room. Work till 4 or the Brooklyn store, for Lockington then, through the rain, (which Lord Bacon would have liked for “irrigation,” towards the Lantern Office. Met [Thomas] Picton, [words crossed out] & three other sweeps I didn’t know. Picton’s getting perfectly lunatic with his rabid desire for talking. To Lantern Office. Didn’t get the promised $5. More drawings wanted. Return, drew till 7, then out to supper at the Excelsior. To Canal Street for boots after, returned, wrote till past 10, and now think of going to bed.

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-05-24

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Newspapers


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