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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 134, March 31-April 1, 1860

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Identifier: DX02923302

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 134, March 31-April 1, 1860

Description: Describes a day at Hoboken with Alfred Waud, Hayes, Rondel, Frank Cahill, and Burger.



A Morning at Hoboken.

and lived on her honest father’s money. [B.G.] Stone’s papa-in-law isn’t a Meagles.


1. Sunday. After breakfast to the Everett House, to visit [Arthur] Ledger, there to be introduced to man who’s to hand me the documents for Ledger’s biography, during his absence from the city. But the man didn’t show, having, said Ledger been attacked with an epip epileptic fit. He told me, also, particulars about his “Canadian friends,” whom [Frank] Cahill believes to be entirely imaginary, surreptitious, inventions. They had taken the rooms for him, said Ledger, discharged his bill, didn’t want to be aroused till 2 P.M., when they were going to return to Canada. “Why this waste?” (of assertion) as the devil remarked, looking over Lincoln cathedral. Back to [132] Bleecker, in company, finding Alf Waud, Hayes and Rondel at the door. Impressed the two former and with Cahill and Burger, the six of us started for Hoboken. Alf comported himself aggressively, as usual. When I suggested a bottle of light French wine as an inducement, to Rondel, to accompany us, Alf must immediately stigmatize the expedition as a “guzzling” party. Then

coverage:New York, New York
coverage:Hoboken, New Jersey

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-03-31

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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