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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 144, June 21, 1852

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Identifier: DX01143564

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 144, June 21, 1852

Description: Mentions receiving $14 for his ''Ghost Story.''

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Lantern. Down town again at 11, at Lantern Office. With [Thomas] Powell to the Office of the Whig Review. Saw [John] Priestley, its Editor, asking about my “Ghost Story” was told, “It was in the present number.” Powell writing me a few lines of introduction to [Champion] Bissell, the publisher of the Review, left. I, to Goslings dined, made a call or so, then to the “Whig Review Office” again. Saw Bissell, gnarly looking young fellow. Told me they liked the Story (were open to future contributions, and that on the first of next month I was entitled to $14 for the Story. They pay $1 per column. Before calling at the Lantern Office I had encountered [Thomas] Picton at the “Sachem” door. He’d got the current Lantern in hand, and was showing everybody the burlesque of himself. Imbibition of course. Called at Reveille Office. Saw

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-06-21

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Publishers and publishing
Payment

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