Search Our New Beta Online Collections!

Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 200, August 30-31, 1860

<< Back to search results

View this document

From collection:Part of:

Identifier: DX02787321

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 200, August 30-31, 1860

Description: Describes a visit to Moses Morse and his wife at Fordham.



To Fordham with [George] Boweryem.

up to 745 [Broadway]. Nobody in the basement; Mr and Mrs E. [George and Sarah Edwards] in the work-room, the latter busy as usual. Both had returned from Grafton last night. Sat and talked, Mrs E. praising [Thomas] Nast. Presently George Edwards came in, and Mrs [Mary] Pillow, [James] Parton’s mother with her son William. The first left soon, and by 10, we went down-stairs, where all but myself, Mr E. and Pillow dropped off, awaiting the return of the girls [Sally, Matty, and Eliza Edwards], who with Jack [Edwards], [Jesse] Haney, a sister and niece of Rogers’, were at the theatre. I was on the point of leaving as they came in.

31. Friday. Yesterday evening “a dark complexioned lady with her veil down” came for [N.G.] Shepherd and sat in his room for an hour or so, during his absence. This I was told by our landlady [Susan Boley]. I identified the person from what I’d heard as a “Jenny Henriquez.” Shepherd didn’t come home all night. Writing. Out with Boweryem to see Alden’s Printing Machine. In the afternoon, at Boweryem’s suggestion, to Fordham, where calling at Lotty [Kidder]’s cottage, we found that she had gone off on a fishing-party. So we went to her mother [Rebecca Morse]’s, and [Moses] Morse whom we discovered writing, with his two children about him, in the hall, welcomed us hospitably enough. His wife was out, but returned. I stood talking with her, near the rear

coverage:New York, New York
coverage:Fordham, New York

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-08-30

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


| More

Disclaimer: We are working to create a web-based collection index. Information available through this website should be considered "draft only."