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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 64, October 5-9, 1852

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Identifier: DX09089767

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 64, October 5-9, 1852

Description: Mentions feeling ill.


grand shindy with him [Thomas Picton] yesterday. He’s a queer devil. Back to room. Drawing on wood part of the Evening — big Picayune block, a call on [Frank] Royal, then to room and bed at 11.

6. Wednesday. Drawing hard on wood, Picayune & Reveille subjects. Down town by 1 1/2, called at Lantern Office, Bunnells &c, to the Engravers both, with blocks, return after dining at Goslings, Lantern again, got paid $5, on account. Owe me $29 now. Called on Bunnell again saw him. At Lockingtons, [Thomas] Strongs and Holcomb & Levy’s, then to room & writing till the present 10 o’clock.

[Alfred] Waud has but turned up once since Sundays debauch, and I haven’t seen in. I marvel why [William] Barth writes not.

7. Thursday. Drawing, &c down town, busy all day. Unwell. Supped at “Live & let live” with Waud. He in my room [290 Broadway] for an hour or two after. Sick all night, & sleepless.

8. Friday. Dunsier called — off on a voyage. Drawing on wood &c, down town about the middle of the day, to Engravers &c & to Brooklyn, return by omnibus. Wet & mud everywhere.

9. Saturday. Busy as usual, “Picayune,” Reveille” & Lantern Offices. Down town from 11 till 5, hurrying

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-10-05

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Artists
Drinking of alcoholic beverages


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