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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 217, September 6-7, 1860

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Identifier: DX02800025

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 217, September 6-7, 1860

Description: Mentions a visit to the Edwards family and giving his opera tickets to George Boweryem and N.G. Shepherd.

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Miscellaneous.

World Office, wrote them up, then up-town. Found [Jesse] Haney in my room and he stayed to supper and an hour or so afterwards, when [George] Boweryem and [N.G.] Shepherd were with me, too. The two latter left at the time Haney did, going to the Opera with my tickets and I went straightway to bed. I slept but little last night and for the last four and twenty hours have had a burning headache and a continual nervous horror upon me, insomuch that I could scarcely write or endure to be spoken to. All ridiculous enough, but none the less painful to the sufferer.

7. Friday. Office. An easy day of it. To the 4th ward Police station, then up-town, Bowery way. Left opera-tickets at 745 [Broadway], for Sally [Edwards]; Matty [Edwards] opening the door, looking pretty and good-humored. When I got home there comes a near little note from Sally, thanking me. To Gurney’s the photographer’s by the way. Writing for the World till 9; Boweryem, Shepherd and [Charles] Damoreau up; out with the latter, left him at 745. Haney and [Edward] Welles there, the family, inclusive of Miss Ann [Edwards] (who is out of a situation, as governess) Mrs Pillow. (By the bye, I head something of her story some time ago. Her husband deserted her, eloping, I believe with a married woman.) Haney,

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1860-09-06

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Opera
Police
Journalists

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