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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 225, September 9-10, 1860

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Identifier: DX02806014

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 225, September 9-10, 1860

Description: Regarding news about his Louisiana acquaintances.

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News of my Louisianian Friends.

getting quite friendly again. I may have misjudged or over-estimated his [Jesse Haney’s] cooling towards me.

Billington came to see me on Saturday, having returned from the country. Looks thinner.

10. Monday. To Gurney’s, then to office. Off to Studio building to get Items about artists. Saw Launt Thompson, sculptor, talked with him and others, then to Dodsworth’s, twice, finally succeeding in finding Rondel and Pope. The latter, returned from the south, reports the remarriage of Oliver Kellam’s young widow. Maurice Keene is married and I think Keene Richards’ wife is dead. To a couple of picture galleries, one of them Nichols’ where I found Hillard (Frank) Rondel and Pope being with me. Down town after dinner to trade-sale, to W. Leslie’s and to World Office. In the one below where I went to get my first weeks’ pay, found young [Thomas] McElrath, whilome my companion on Lake Superior. Writing all the evening. [George] Boweryem went to Fordham yesterday, after dinner, finding Lotty [Kidder] entertaining two coarse young men besides Hill and Brentnall, one of whom (the former) broached an obscene double entendre over the dinner-table, which was welcomed by all but Lotty and Boweryem. All except Hill walked to the creek to see Boweryem and his companion off. The latter

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1860-09-09

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Journalists
Artists
Great Lakes (North America)
Travel

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