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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, page 142, November 22, 1859

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Identifier: DX03119909

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, page 142, November 22, 1859

Description: Mentions that Charles Damoreau has returned to Boston to visit his wife.

Transcription:

[espe]cially John [Bennett], as usual. God bless and keep mine own dear girl [Hannah Bennett] — wife that shall be.

[Charles] Damoreau has returned to Boston, a week or so ago. I have not seen him since the Sunday evening when Hitchings was up. He came once to the house [132 Bleecker St.], but remained downstairs in Bob Gun’s room, playing cards, drinking and talking — after his wont. I suppose Madame [Beatrice Damoreau] sent for him and he had to go. Wall has gone down South for a two or three months business tour. I got a note for his from him inclosing a letter to his wife [Celina Wall], he thinking that she, her mother [Celina Jewell] and Nelly [Sexton] might have g departed for Boston on a visit they meditate, to Alf Waud. I have called on them twice or thrice, at a boarding-house in this street, next block, where the Bradbury’s reside. I saw Miss Anna [Bradbury] there, as usual doing the familiar with the men boarders. Alf Waud has taken a house in the vicinity of Boston; it is but scantily furnished; times are rather better with him. [Frank] Cahill has been loafing vilely of late, almost entirely neglecting the little work demanded of him on the Pic, some weeks not writing a line, doing his proof reading scandalously &c. I had made over to him two old Punch vols, from the contents of which he

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1859-11-22

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Boardinghouses
19th century
Bohemians (New York artistic and literary movement)

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