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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 6, page 40, August 3-5, 1853

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Identifier: DX04067149

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 6, page 40, August 3-5, 1853

Description: Mentions receiving a note from Edward Heylyn, and seeing Mr. Hart and Dillon Mapother off for Chicago.

undivided passionate devotion. Well, had she [Charlotte Kidder Whytal] been trained different she would have been a different creature perchance. As ‘tis there’s No Love in her. And she’ll go through life playing and fictionizing it. Poor Lotty — I wish I could help you! And how you’d hate me if you could read what I’ve just penned! For you can hate, after a spasmodical manner.

4. Thursday. Down town to breakfast. Return & writing. [Charles] Welden called. Mr [Henry] Hart & Dillon [Mapother] called, returning again also at 2. All three dined together at Goslings. I parting with him in Wall Street, crossed to Brooklyn, called at Dunsier’s. Saw his mother. Return per omnibus. Supped at Erford’s, then unavailingly calling at Vesey Street for [Alfred] Waud, went to Jersey City, and the bath, with Mr Hart, Dillon and Yatman. All to New York subsequently, at joined [Joseph] Richardson at Patten’s Hotel; Dillon I & Yatman fetching Waud from Erford’s returned to Pattens. All imbibing and conversing till midnight.

5. Friday. A notelet from [Edward] Heylyn, nothing in it. Breakfast at Gosling’s. Return & writing, finishing letter No 4 for the “Times.” Mr Hart and Dillon came and at 5, I, Waud, Yatman & [Solomon] Eyting, (who chanced to be in [Alfred] Swinton’s office below [290 Broadway],) went with them to the depot of the Harlem railroad and saw them off for the west. Chicago their destination. Waud parting from us, I, Eyting & Yatman went to Rabineaus and had a bathe. Then taking a boat rowed about adjacent to Castle Garden. Supped together at Dey Street, and I left them in Swinton’s room with Waud.

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1853-08-03

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Bathhouses
Castle Garden (New York, N.Y.)


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