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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 185, April 28-29, 1860

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Identifier: DX02976287

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 185, April 28-29, 1860

Description: Regarding the concern of Gunn's friends when he did not return home for the night.

Transcription:

171

Friendly Apprehensions.

does Mrs. [Susan] Boley, who comes up-stairs for that purpose. Presently I learn that my absence has caused all sorts of apprehensions as to my safety, that [James] Morris sat up till 1. A.M. last night awaiting my return, that he, [Frank] Cahill and [Jesse] Haney are at that time searching for me in Hoboken. I had no intention of remaining absent all night, so said nothing about it, and Cahill had coupled my disappearance with my nervous fit, getting up a pretty fair aggregate of alarm. Passed three very unpleasant hours till the fellows came home. They had been enquiring for and describing me, as far as Limouze's. Very tired and sickish.

29. Sunday. Resting, bathing, reading and recuperating generally till sun-set, then to 16th St. Haney out. Supped at Oliver Hillard's boarding-house, then leaving him in the breezy night and Fifth Avenue, on his way to some orthodox church, I went to [E.H.] Chapin's. To 745 [Broadway] subsequently. The family, [Carl] Knudsen and [Charles] Honeywell. All the talk about the fight for the "International Championship" [Heenan v. Sayers] the news of which, arriving yesterday, excited an amount of interest exceeding anything, I think, ever known here. No good, whatever, could of course, come out of such a beastly atrocity,

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1860-04-28

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Boardinghouses
19th century
Diaries
Boxing

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