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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, June 1-December 31, 1859

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Identifier: D03945

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, June 1-December 31, 1859

Description: Includes descriptions of boarding house living at 132 Bleecker Street, his freelance writing and drawing work, the antics of New York literary Bohemians, Fanny Fern and James Parton's marriage, visits to the Edwards family at 745 Broadway, a Fourth of July excursion with the Edwards family and other friends, letters from Frank Cahill and Bob Gun's mistresses, Jesse Haney's proposal of marriage to Sally Edwards and rejection, Charles Damoreau's return from Boston to live in New York, and attending the Edwards family's 1859 Christmas party. Diary is labelled by Gunn as Vol. 13.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1859

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries
19th century
Bohemians (New York artistic and literary movement)
Publishers and publishing
Fourth of July


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