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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, page 34, July 1-3, 1859

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Identifier: DX02961650

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, page 34, July 1-3, 1859

Description: Mentions an invitation to visit Mort Thomson.

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in a Balmoral petticoat, looking with his [Edward Welles'] beard like a mild Zouave extemporizing a dance for the amusement of his comrades. I stood up in one dance, but felt withal rather grave and sad, a little but not wholly the result of to-day’s out-of-sorts-ishness.

2. Saturday. A wearying day. Hither and thither, up town and down. Met Mort Thomson at the Sunday Courier Office, he inviting me to visit him, partly, I think, in consequence of his solitariness during his mother’s absence. [Jesse] Haney joined us, and anon [Frank] Cahill at Crook & Duff’s. To Nic-nax office where we broke up company. Up town, by car, to Clinton Hall, an hour and a half of turning over Times volume. Dinner, down town again, to Century Office, too late to get money — a very little — due to me. To Pic Office, after nearly an hours waiting [Bob] Gun came. Got $2 out of $10. Up town together, overtaking John Wood by the way. He told me on Gun's quitting us that Cahill's been round visiting him nearly every evening. He suspects Cahill got to making love to the wet-nurse at [Mortimer] Thomson's &c — maybe it is but a suspicion. Cahill said she was pretty, though. Probably he has let out more freely to Wood.

3. Sunday. Scribbling, dozing and doing chores. Weather at first equivocal developing into rain storms, fast and frequent. After tea to

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1859-07-01

Type(s): Diary
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Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Diaries

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