Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twelve: page forty-six

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Identifier: DX02856418

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 46, February 7-8, 1860

Description: Mentions the marriage of William Leslie to Marion Digby.

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W. Leslie married.

town in the afternoon, to the P.O. and Courier Office. Writing, [phongraphy] and chores till 11. [N.G.] Shepherd here a good deal; tonight in [Arthur] Ledger’s room, with the others.

8. Wednesday. Down-town with nedditorial [sic] for “Courier” — if they’ll take it. To [Jesse] Haney’s Office, found [Frank] Cahill there. To W. Leslie’s. Have I yet put down that my tall Scotch friend has got married? has removed from Mrs. [Catharine] Potters, done his nuptial jaunt to Washington, &c. and is now resident at a boarding-house in 28th street? Well, such is the case. Mrs. Leslie was a Miss Marion Digby, born in Canada, at Brantford, he says. He invites me to visit him. He paid $18 a week, for two rooms, he says, “cheap”!! Writing and chores during the afternoon. To [Jesse] Haney’s in the evening, staying till midnight, talking of various matters. He wishing he could sell out his various publications, and go to Europe for three years. One day in the early part of this week he visited Jim [Parton]’s, Jack Edwards going with him. Fanny [Fern] talked smut in stage whispers about a newly-published French novel, of which she had been reading the translation. On another evening Haney went with Matty [Edwards] and Eliza [Edwards] to invite the enemy to a coming Fri-

Item: Diary

Rights: Public Domain (no known copyright)

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Dates: 1860

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

Subjects: Diaries
Marriage

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