Search Our New Beta Online Collections!

Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 169, April 26, 1860

<< Back to search results

View this document

From collection:Part of:

Identifier: DX02950119

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 169, April 26, 1860

Description: Describes a visit to Edward Serrell with the Edwards girls.

Transcription:

An Evening at [Edward] Serrell’s.

shall do the old dreary business of bringing up articles &c for acceptation or rejection by Rosenberg, [Charles] Gayler & Co. Not if I know it! Sol Eytinge came in, stood talking awhile with [Frank] Bellew — nose and chin much more prominent than of old, looks more Jewish. [Henry] Clapp came in, talked a bit, looked sinister and old-clothesmanish. Up-town, Clapp and Bellew walking together, [Frank] Cahill and I following. Cahill was a little intoxicated, had been loafing and drinking, sans dinner, all day. When we got home, I took a bath, then aroused Cahill by wet towel applications, to his supper, which he needed. To 745 [Broadway]; the girls [Sally, Matty, and Eliza Edwards], with Miss Ann [Edwards], waiting, presently [Charles] Honeywell arrived. Off to Serrell’s, Amity Street, Miss Ann and Matty walking with me, Sally with Honeywell and Eliza with Jack [Edwards]. [Jesse] Haney did not show, being at [James] Parton’s. At Serrell’s. He, his wife, a lady Bostonian, Mrs. George Edwards and presently her husband, constituted the company. We had a dance and a song or two. Things not very exhilarant, though I found it pleasant enough, talking to the girls. They all three looked extremely pretty in their new dresses and I never saw Sally look so handsome. The evening drift-

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1860-04-26

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Parties

Permalink:
http://collections.mohistory.org/resource/180941

| More

Disclaimer: We are working to create a web-based collection index. Information available through this website should be considered "draft only."