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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, page 23, June 16-18, 1859

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Identifier: DX02953192

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, page 23, June 16-18, 1859

Description: Mentions taking a walk with Mrs. Poole and a conversation with Rawson Gill.

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unrest and nervousness, from over-sense of responsibility and too much staying in-doors.

17. Friday. Ceaseless drenching rain all day till midnight. Drawing Pic work. Did four blocks.

18. Saturday. Out early. Round to Houston St, and tried the door of Bob Gun's chamber, but, as [Jack] Sears informed me, as he hadn't got to bed till 4 A. M. didn't succeed in rousing my namesake. ([Thad] Glover temporarily occupied t'other bed.) Down town. To Post Office, "Century," "Constellation" &c then up town. Did big Pic cut by dinner time. A letter from George Bolton. He is married to Sarah Conworth and both, hospitably enough, invite me to visit them. Their "shanty" lies midway between Paris and Brantford, two miles east of the former; "place rough by pretty." The Neff parcel I sent has never arrived, George inquires about it. Down town, to "Century," got $5 for editorial used this week, to Express Office about parcel, then to Pic Office. [James] Morris, Billington &c there. Poole's handsome wife came up, talking with her, subsequently seeing Gun and getting some money, walked with Mrs Poole to Broadway. A brightly-dressed, soft-black haired, pretty woman, pleasant to look at and talk to. Up town, met Rawson Gill. Impracticable and loafing as ever — says he's been trying to get proof-reading to do in new paper offices &c. Round to Houston St in

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1859-06-16

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Artists
Bohemians (New York artistic and literary movement)
Payment
Newspapers
Diaries

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