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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 8, page 184, approximately May 17-June 1, 1857

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Identifier: DX03762863

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 8, page 184, approximately May 17-June 1, 1857

Description: Mentions that Richard Bolton is in Canada, and George Bolton and the Conworths intend to follow him there.

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I have called on [Frank] Royal the gold-beater. He is preposterous, and his sons sturdy fellows. Met [Fitz James] O'Brien up at [Frank] Bellew's one morning, and he spoke of there being a warrant out against him, in consequence of one of a party of fellows, with whom he was dining, having emptied a chamber pot out of window upon some ladies who were passing in Broadway! — [Henry] Hart and Dillon [Mapother] will probably visit New York next month.

I have a recent letter from Hannah [Bennett] — God bless her! — kinder, truer and honester is there none, even in dear old England. I'll try to deserve her and her love.

Richard Bolton is in Canada by this time. He started on the 6th of this month, for Montreal, per Anglo Saxon steamer. George [Bolton] and the Conworths follow in July or August.

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June

1. Monday. Did two drawings for "Nic nax," then to "Pic" office with them. Bellew there. To Wells and Webbs for wood. Uptownwards. Rain storm. Stood up for an hour, met [B.G.] Stone, dined together at Taylors. Writing at night. [Jesse] Haney gone to visit Sol [Eytinge] in Brooklyn — stayed all

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1857-05-31

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Artists
Emigration and immigration

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