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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 34, March 10-17, 1855

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Identifier: DX03831696

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 34, March 10-17, 1855

Description: Mentions visits from various acquaintances, including Caroline and Louisa Hogarth and George Clarke.


10. Saturday. Letter from Hannah [Bennett]. To Paternoster Row, then Heath’s office, Lincolns Inn Fields, a bare room with a few old newspapers about.

11. Sunday. Sam [Gunn] and his wife [Minnie Gunn] here, to dine with us.

12. Monday. Called early at Mayall’s, Regent Street. He in Paris. Visited [Matthew] Whitelaw, walked out with him, parting at the New Road.

13. Tuesday. Within doors, writing. Rosa [Gunn] very sick. In the evening, Caroline Hogarth, and her sister Louisa [Hogarth], (the latter a very pretty girl,) called. And they had scarcely left when George Clarke came, we’d a pleasant hour or so, and he stayed supper.

14. Wednesday. Within doors, writing. Sam dropped in, late.

15. Thursday. Invite from Mr Barth. Answered it. Minnie called; and presently Miss Mary Anne Chinner, who dined with us. Evening at Sam’s.

16. Friday. Within doors.

17. Saturday. To “Household Words” Office, with M S. Dined at Jack Boutchers, and there sat for and hour or two in the afternoon, in company with him and an acquaintance of his, one Buxell, a heartyish fellow recently returned from the African palm oil trade. Master Jack told me he was thinking of getting married, the girl being a companion of his sisters, and who had also known him long. She knew also, (as, now, his mother does,) that for some two years past, he has kept a mistress. They hope marriage will reform him, he thinks it will be conve-

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1855-03-10

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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