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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 112, July 19-21, 1860

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Identifier: DX02728664

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 112, July 19-21, 1860

Description: Regarding a brief visit from Henry Hart.



[Henry] Hart in New York.

found [Jesse] Haney and Sally [Edwards], the latter looking cool and handsome. The rest of the family were over in Brooklyn, at the Rees’. Stayed by 11 1/2; seeing the Chicago Zouaves pass, in torchlight procession during the early part of the visit. On leaving found Paul and [George] Boweryem at a hotel stoop and drank with them. A thorough day’s loafing, but very enjoyable.

20. Friday. At work all day till 1 P.M. Did five drawings on wood. In the evening Hart, from Louisville with a friend comes up, but not to stay long. He is well and prosperous, has gone into the liquor-business, besides his other avocations, is, I suppose, a rich man. Dillon Mapother reported to be very domestic, spending all his evenings at home, in society of wife and baby. Hart has been in New York some days, and intends leaving on Monday. He will visit England next year.

21. Saturday. Down town, hither and thither, to Nick-nax Office, Paul’s, French’s (in search of Hart, with whom I had made an appointment) anon up in Times’ Office, with Webb, then up-town. Dick [Bolton] came. (He takes most of his meals with me, sleeping at Taylor’s. He tried sleeping here one night, but the bugs bit him so, he couldn’t stand it!) In the evening with Dick and [Charles] Damoreau to the Atlantic Garden, in the Bowery,

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-07-19

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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