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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 10, page 225, May 4-7, 1859

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Identifier: DX03376105

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 10, page 225, May 4-7, 1859

Description: Describes a visit to Catharine Potter's new boarding house.

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room at the top of the house. Roused old Miss Sturgis from slumber on a sofa, and she informed me pertinaciously that "that was in the basement! — I must go right up to the top of the house!" She hadn't been able to forget her position in [132] Bleecker Street. Talked with Mrs Pounden & Cooper; Mrs [Catharine] Potter came in — mild detraction of the new landlady [Susn Boley]. (She didn't know that a few things of the new landlady's narration had covicted her, beyond all question, of fibbing! So it goes, alas!) To Edwards. [Jesse] Haney & [Frank] Cahill there. Talking with the girls [Sally, Eliza, and Matty Edwards]. Abed by 11.

5. Thursday. At Houston St, drawing on wood all day. Moving things out of my old room at the back of the house into the front attic (once [Jesse] Haney's) till 11 at night or later. Tired.

6. Friday. Chores. Down town, to Harpers with block, got $7. To Pic Office, Maurice, "(K. N. Pepper) there, installed as editor, vice Poole. Up-town. Evening to Houston St, thene looked in at the "House of Lords," found [A.F.] Banks & John Wood's chum Chachar, the former boring the latter by predicting minutely the results of the war which may now have commenced in Europe!

7. Saturday. Out to Spring St. P. O. after breakfast, then to work all the very warm, sunny day. Did big Pic cut on wood & another, down town with them by 5, meeting [James] Parton & "Fanny [Fern]" in Broadway. She jerkingly obscured herself with her parasol,

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1859-05-04

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Boardinghouses
19th century
Artists
Payment

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