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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 186, December 19-24, 1855

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Identifier: DX03981934

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 186, December 19-24, 1855

Description: Mentions moving into the boarding house at 132 Bleecker Street from his room on 290 Broadway.

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throat — but “I see Land” and shall get better. Returning sat till 12, while [Jesse] Haney was writing up Picayune notices, and then to bed.

20. Thursday. Wurzbach’s sister sitting in his office. An amiable faced girl, in black. Wrote to Mr [Joseph] Greatbatch in reply to a note received from him. He and family are, at present at Philadelphia, where they invite me to join them. The boisterous [A.F.] Banks and O’Mana up awhile, and presently Paterfamilious [George] Edwards, who having an idle day, proposed a long walk. Promised to join him anon, then down town, to Post Office &c. Met Kelly. Returned by omnibus up town, to Edwards’ and with him and his son for a walk up one of the Avenues, returning by car.

21. Friday. At my office, packing up and doing things preparatory to moving, the room ice cold. [Thomas] Powell & Abbott up. A row with the former. Sol [Eytinge] & W. W. [William Waud] in Wurzback’s room. Dined together at Homers. Moved things with car and carman up town. Bitter cold weather. Evening writing. A letter from [William] Boutcher.

22. Saturday. Down town, to my old room [290 Broadway] and elsewhere, returning to dinner. Letter writing the rest of the day, to my mother [Naomi Butler Gunn].

23. Sunday. Hobokenizing with Sol and W Waud all the morning. Letter writing, getting the arrears of correspondence lessened. To Greatbatch, and Barth.

24. Monday. Down town; letters and in the evening, the Opera; present while Sol and Waud played billiards afterwards.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1855-12-19

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Boardinghouses
19th century

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