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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 10, page 82, January 17-18, 1859

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Identifier: DX03266915

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 10, page 82, January 17-18, 1859

Description: Mentions receiving an apple from the Edwards girls.

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by her [Elizabeth Gouverneur's] groans, cries, lamentations and yells. Doctor comes nearly every day. She's only "nervous" the women say, but fancies she may go crazy. I should suppose it not at all impossible. Her dread of death amounts to insanity. What a lot, and what a woman! Now I fancy Rawson [Gill]'s return will rather dissatisfy than please her — she has no jot of love for the fellow. He's living with the Martins. Writing the last five pages in the evening, chores &c, then to drawing.

I've just finished my drawing. It's midnight and past. Half an hour ago as I sat at work, (a big fire tranquilly burning away down town, which I could see as I sat) [Jesse] Haney came up, from the Edwards', bringing me an apple from the girls [Sally, Matty, and Eliza Edwards]. God bless them! It’s something to be remembered kindly by them.

Eight years ago as I sat at work one night in [177] Canal St, I remember [Charles] Damoreau — then Charley Brown — bringing me an apple from Lotty [Kidder]. I put it down in my Diary, where ‘tis yet. Poor Lotty! where are you now?

—— I hope God will let us meet in Heaven, some day.

18. Tuesday. To Office, Williams the engravers &c. At noon went over the way to the Saturday Press office. There I found not [Henry] Clapp, but [Fitz James] O'Brien standing with back to the stove, in a small, rather dingy and decidedly unventilated room, two

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1859-01-17

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Bohemians (New York artistic and literary movement)
Artists
Boardinghouses
19th century
Diaries
Women

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