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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 232, September 14-15, 1860

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Identifier: DX02811259

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 232, September 14-15, 1860

Description: Mentions visits to the Edwards family and giving George Boweryem opera tickets.



At 745 [Broadway]. Miscellaneous.

the white-bearded author of “Hot Corn” [Solon Robinson] got into the cars and talked to Mort [Thomson], on our down town trip, on Wednesday. To 745, saw the three girls [Sally, Matty, and Eliza Edwards], got opera-tickets and left others for balloon ascension on Saturday, stood chatting and laughing awhile in the passage. Then more calls on schools, then to dinner. By 5, to the Book-trade and Numismatic sales, back to supper, wrote reports, gave [George] Boweryem opera tickets, sent off reports and by 8 to 745 again. A quiet, pleasantish evening, inconceivably so to me after my late rushing hither and thither. The girls all sat and worked round the table, I among them, between Matty and Sally, opposite to [James] Parton’s mother and Eliza. Miss Ann [Edwards] came in presently, and Jack [Edwards]. Paterfamilias [George Edwards] is at Grafton again. [Jesse] Haney didn’t showing, being at Jim’s as might have been conjectured.

15. Saturday. Office. Writing there till near 12, then off duty. Called at F. Leslie’s, saw him and J.A. Wood, at Nic-nax, office, saw Larrison, at Haney’s, Paul’s and more. Meeting Hitchcock at the portal of Crook and Duff’s he must fain take me in to see Alf Waud, sitting at the counter, with a row of men, lunching, Sol Eytinge on one side of him. His greeting was not so bearish as

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-09-14

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Opera


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