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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 198, May 5, 1860

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Identifier: DX02986323

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 198, May 5, 1860

Description: Mentions that he thinks George Boweryem is in love with Lotty Kidder.

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Lotty [Kidder]'s Victims.

Elysian Fields found or were found by [Frank] Cahill, [James] Morris, Griswold, [Peter] Cutler, Phillips and Monroe. Played base-ball or something like it till sunset, then back to supper, pretty well tired. Billington up, with Cahill, Morris and [George] Boweryem in my room in the evening. Cahill was sent for by Mrs. [Mary] Levison, she having left a note for him this afternoon. He went to see her, effected a temporary engagement as editor of "Nic-nax" at $8, till such time as she can initiate an unfortunate brother-in law of Mrs. L's into the duties of the post, which relative, having married her younger sister, unwisely abandons a decent Philadelphia position for this post. I think little Boweryem is a little in love with Lotty. He was palpably envious when I returned from Fordham, and has talked of her since as "the most fascinating woman he has ever met." Poor little Bow-woweryem! I never knew a man who didn't confess in some degree Lotty's witchery, barring Alf Waud, who complimented her singing in a heavy manner, when first introduced, when she said he "soaped her" and on his learning it, he has disliked her ever since. Women only like Alf's good looks — nothing else about him. Little Bowery-

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1860-05-05

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Women
Newspapers
Publishers and publishing

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