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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 212, March 4-5, 1856

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Identifier: DX03997116

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 212, March 4-5, 1856

Description: Mentions a visit to Davis in his Broadway shop and a violent storm.

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took out summons for Porter touching the $18. To the Mercantile Library for book, then down Broadway to [George] Yewell and [George] Arnolds. They speak of [B.G.] Stone being about to be married to a Catskill girl. Of his "joining the Church" I had heard before. [Fitz John] O'Brien drops in to see them, they say. To dinner, and writing, hard. A letter from Hannah [Bennett], may God bless her for it. Did another chapter ere going to bed. It has been a wild night out of doors, one of the stormiest conceivable, but as I write, it appears to have partially over-blown itself, though the wind blows with a dull hollow, unquiet clamor, awesome to listen to. Boy Rawson [Gill] (who has been up-river to his mother [Elizabeth Gouverneur]’s house for all yester and part of today) goes for Nicaragua in a week or so, and has just retired to his, and [Frank] Poundon's adjoining bed room. There will be wrecks on the coast this night, as I guess. Now to a general wash, another perusal of mine own dear girl’s letter, and bed by midnight. Dear God, I thank thee with all my soul for letter health and spirits!

A letter from Dillon [Mapother] this morning. And Kelly visited me yesterday — from whom I learnt of the death of Mrs [Mary] Holt.

5. Wednesday. Visited Davis at his shop, a small low-roofed one on the east side of Broadway in one of those streets which the extension of Canal is rom improving from the face of New York. Then, leaving

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1856-03-04

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Payment
Actions and defenses
Thunderstorms
Writing

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