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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 234, September 15-16, 1860

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Identifier: DX02812758

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 234, September 15-16, 1860

Description: Mentions George Boweryem receiving a note from Lotty Kidder asking him not to visit her while she has Southern friends staying with her.

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[George] Boweryem “headed off” by Lotty [Kidder].

and he [Manton Marble] hadn’t been there all day. Up by car and to 745 [Broadway]. [Jesse] Haney there, Matty [Edwards], Eliza [Edwards], Ann [Edwards], Jack [Edwards] and Mrs. Parton. Sally [Edwards], upstairs with her mother [Sarah Edwards], making a dress for herself, didn’t show all the evening, which was, not entirely in consequence of it, rather a slow one.

16. Sunday. Chores and balloon-paragraph for the “World.” To the office with it in the afternoon, then by 8th Avenue car to Frank Hillard’s, where I stayed till near 8, then to [E.H.] Chapin’s. Met Billington and Webb, of the Times on coming out. To 745. Haney and young Mort Brown there, and the family, inclusive of Miss Ann. The former left sooner than usual, pleading fatigue. He had been to Newark, visiting old Hinckley the engraver who is seriously ill. Stayed till 11, talking to Sally, and took young Brown home with me for half an hour. Up to yesterday evening, Boweryem and meditated going off to Fordham, to accept Lotty’s hospitality for the night and morrow. (He is rather prone to favor folk with his company, never supposing that he can be unwelcome anywhere.) But at suppertime, there comes a note, brought earlier in the day by Brentnall, asking him to postpone his visit, as Lotty has Southern friends stopping with her, and “the accommodations of her

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1860-09-15

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Journalists
Ballooning
Newspapers
Diaries

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