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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, page 67, July 23-24, 1859

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Identifier: DX03061741

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, page 67, July 23-24, 1859

Description: Describes a visit to the Edwards family.

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couldn't help grinning though annoyed, for it had been advisable to keep the authorship of the articles secret. [Charles] Briggs took it well enough, talked curtly and passed on. Rode up to dinner and got rid of headache in a doze. [Frank] Cahill up in the evening. Bob Gun returned to live in this house to day, taking the "hall-front" room on the story beneath me, once the sleeping apartment of the Levisons!

24. Sunday. A Paradisical day, like its pre-decessor, "so calm, so cool, so bright, the bridal of the earth and sky" that it's pity to know there's sin or sorrow in the world. To 16th St, found [Jesse] Haney in bed at 10 3/4. Saw [William] Leslie. Out with Haney, left him, returned. In the evening to 16th, again, then to Edwards'. Mr and Mrs E. [George and Sarah Edwards] away at Poughkeepsie for a day, Matty [Edwards] opened door to me, Haney, [Carl] Knudsen, [Thomas] Nast, [Charles] Honeywell and the two other girls [Eliza and Sally Edwards] being on the roof. A bit of talk with Matty anent recent presumed unfriendliness — all right. Folks descended. Much talk of the coming country sojourn. They start for Grafton fair Corners (I think the name is) on Friday next. Tis a small place, some 14 miles inland from Troy. Knudsen and Nast (and Jack [Edwards]) got with them, Haney proposes one weeks' visit, after the two have elapsed. I was kindly enough invited, especially by Sally, but don’t think I shall go. God bless the whole family — but these glimpses of girl

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1859-07-23

Type(s): Diary
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Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Diaries

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