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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 111, July 19, 1860

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Identifier: DX02727925

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 111, July 19, 1860

Description: Describes a talk with Lotty Kidder and a visit by Charles Damoreau.

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Lotty [Kidder] Again. Dick Bolton.

to Broadway with her [Lotty]. She said she had been down south on a visit, had let her house and was now boarding with the occupants. “Julia [Martin]” worked at the Bible-house, was going to have my old attic at $4 per week, she, Lotty, paying $1 of the sum, to assist her. She told me furthermore, that half a dozen of her admirers wanted to marry her “knowing she was a married woman.” “Why don’t you do another bigamy?” I asked. We parted at a Daguerrotype shop, into which she entered. Back. Dick [Bolton] up. Down town with him and a Canadian acquaintance, to Harper’s, Wall St. &c. Passed [Edward] Nichols. To Nick-nax and [Jesse] Haney’s Offices, [Frank] Bellew and Haney at the latter. All out to Crook and Duff’s. Off with Dick and his friend to Staten Island, dining by the Battery. Day very hot and beautiful. Witnessed a boat-race. Returning took a swim in the Washington Bath, off the Battery. Up town. [Charles] Damoreau came in the evening and I turned out with him. Into Pfaff’s, and were presently driven out by [A.F.] Bank’s insufferable jabber, anon to the Hone House. Leaving Charley I stopped at 745 [Broadway], talked awhile to pater and materfamilias [George and Sarah Edwards] on the stoop (the night overpoweringly sultry) then descended to the basement, where I

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1860-07-19

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Women
Battery Park (New York, N.Y.)

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