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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 106, July 16-17, 1860

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Identifier: DX02724234

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 106, July 16-17, 1860

Description: Regarding Richard Bolton's arrival in New York.



Dick Bolton comes to New York.

the wrong of it to his [Charles Damoreau’s] wife [Beatrice Damoreau]’s door; thus the weakness, folly and selfishness of his marriage produces appropriate fruit. I don’t moralize about these things and summed this up sadly in a word or two. There was a big fire and a thunderstorm visible from my window and Charley left me to go to the former before the rain came and I resumed writing till midnight.

17. Tuesday. Richard Bolton arrived, from Montreal, on an excursion; I had got a newspaper, marked, yesterday, intimating his coming. A keen-looking, spare, darkish haired young man, with a bit of a moustache and light beard, such is the cousin at 26, whom I first saw a spoilt baby bawling and tearing his hair in childish passion, on a threshold at the old house in Neithrop. Passed the whole morning in talking with him. Poor old Mr [William] Conworth died two months ago, very painlessly. Down town with Dick during the afternoon, looked in at the Momus Office. Ward the fellow who was going to carry on the paper, paying [Henry] Addey $300 for it, has collected what debts he could, made others and bolted. He was engaged as a sort of errand-man and general hanger-on, an Englishman

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-07-16

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries
Publishers and publishing


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