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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 140, August 8-9, 1860

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Identifier: DX02742714

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 140, August 8-9, 1860

Description: Describes a vacation at Grafton, New York, with the Edwards family.

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Rural Pleasures.

up and take her to gaol next morning. Her fellow-sinner got off with a fine of $10, in consideration of his crops suffering, if he were imprisoned. The examination would have transpired up-stairs, but for our presence.

9. Thursday. In doors most of the afternoon fore and afternoon, writing — the last fifteen pages and letters to [James] Morris, [George] Boweryem, and a note to Lotty [Kidder], in answer to one of hers, arrived by today’s mail, inclosed in Boweryem’s. Lotty and “Jule [Martin]” are at [132] Bleecker Street, occupying the back attic, adjoining that opposite to mine: they propose going to the Phalanx with Boweryem, from Wednesday till Monday. Boweryem writes that [Edmund] Stedman has left the Tribune for the evening editorship of “the World.” I carried out the hoax about my arrest on board the Great Eastern, to the fullest extent, in my letter to Morris, and also made [Henry] Addey commit suicide at Hoboken.

In boat with [Carl] Knudsen, Sally [Edwards], Eliza [Edwards] and Jessie [Edwards] in the evening, till the latter twain got out. Knudsen and I rowed, severally, round the pond. A walk afterwards. Matty [Edwards] went out for a ride with Jack [Edwards], this evening, and in Quackenkill, she had what might have proved a dangerous fall, pitching over the off-side of the horse, on her shoulder, at the expense of a few bruises and a fright. They carried her into a house and camphored her,

coverage:Grafton, New York

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1860-08-08

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Women
Newspapers
Boardinghouses
19th century
Horses
Accidents

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