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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 195, August 26-27, 1860

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Identifier: DX02783590

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 195, August 26-27, 1860

Description: Describes a visit from Mr. McCulloch asking about Bob Gun, who owes him money.



A defrauded Compositor [McCulloch].

He [Mr. Winchester] is engrossed in some “Hyper-phosphate” patent medecine remedy for consumption, which seems to occupy the male portion of the family, including Sturgis and another son of Mrs W. — a Bartholomew. We saw no more of the husband than at supper. Talked books and things till 9 1/2, then left with Charley [Damoreau], and I left him at Edwards’. The girls [Sally, Matty, and Eliza Edwards], Jack [Edwards], [Jesse] Haney and [Charles Honeywell there. Stayed till about 11, and walked to 16th street with Haney. He goes, for a day to Philadelphia, tomorrow.

27. Monday. To Harper’s to take photograph of [Frank] Bellew to [John] Bonner &c. I think J.B. seemed a trifle dissatisfied at Bellew’s having kept his departure something of a secret. To Paul’s, Street & Smiths’, hither and thither, anon uptown, rather tired and disinheartened. Writing letter to Mary Anne [Greatbatch]. In the evening [phonography] and story. Mc Culloch up, to inquire about Bob Gun, who, he thinks, hasn’t used him well, in not remitting money owed to him. Mac lent Gun $50, during the Pic’s decadence and wants that repaid, being content to lose wages. The whole debt, he says, might amount to $250. Gun left him a debt of $100 to collect, which he can’t do. He supposed Bob had returned from Havana with plenty of money and under that impression, talked of wri-

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-08-26

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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