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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 12, June 6-9, 1860

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Identifier: DX02672823

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 12, June 6-9, 1860

Description: Mentions meeting January Searle on the street and inviting him to dinner.



“January Searle.”

over the way) crossed the street to fetch me over to the opposite stoop, where were Misses Kate Barton and Annie Groves, with three men. Talked jocular nonsense for half an hour, then to room and bed. Kate is handsome.

7. Thursday. “Momus” work till 3, then down to the office. In Nassau Street met “Dr.” Doyle and [A.F.] Banks and, going up-town, [George] Phillips, (“January Searle”) editor of the “Illustrated News”! With him to [Jesse] Haney’s and brought him home to supper with me. He has known Charlotte Bronte and [Thomas] Carlyle. I met, too, going up-town, [Joseph] Richardson, the Yorkshire-born painter and picture-dealer whom I knew so well nine years ago, in Holtein days. He lives at Philadelphia, as I partly knew. In face, [William] Newman the artist oddly resembles him.

8. Friday. Writing till noon, then down-town by way of the Bowery — buying things. “Momus” Office. Up-town and in doors for the rest of the day, writing &c. A couple of hours in the parlor, where the people were singing, to Warne’s playing.

9. Saturday. Down-town in the morning, to “Momus” Office and Haney’s — he having returned yesterday from Philadelphia. In doors all the afternoon. At night visited [Henry] Addey and

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1860-06-06

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Boardinghouses
19th century


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