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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 214, March 8-11, 1856

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Identifier: DX03998904

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 214, March 8-11, 1856

Description: Describes a talk with Clarence Eytinge about his recent trip to Europe.


at night or rather morning.

9. Sunday. A swift, cold, early walk. Winter back again. Looked in at Montgomery's, out with him, then called on [A.F.] Banks, and presently together to the Ornithorincus, where, in the upper room, we found [John A.] Wood. (Banks talked to me much against Montgomery, suspecting "a man who went under three names" &c &c.) To dinner and some writing. [Frank] Poundon looked in, as wont, at night, and made me confidante of all his affairs.

10. Monday. Writing, & made a drawing for [William] Levison, taking it down town. Little relapse out of health. In doors the rest of the day, and in the evening. with Sol [Eytinge] & [Jesse] Haney, in at Levison's room, drinking. Haney & Levison are partners in a new enterprise on the "Yankee Notions" plan. I'm to draw for it — for which I care little. Have done 10 Boarding house Chapters.

11. Tuesday. A lengthy letter from Alf [Waud]. Pursuers at fault, at present. [Charles] Damoreau’s wife [Beatrice Damoreau] has a baby — a boy. Down town. Saw Clarence Eytinge, and heard of his voyage. The roughest of possible weather, all but shipwreck, vessel drove to Madeira, and there condemned. He and his brother went to Southampton, then London, where they put up at the London Coffee house, and Clare had a week's sightseeing. He called at the Waud's under the im-

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1856-03-08

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Boardinghouses
19th century


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