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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, page 82, August 7-9, 1859

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Identifier: DX03072704

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, page 82, August 7-9, 1859

Description: Mentions an invitation by Sarah Edwards to join her family in Grafton Center.

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7. Sunday. A steamboat ride to Fort Lee and back, before dinner, with [James] Morris — day lovely. [Frank] Cahill up. Evening to Edwards'. [Jesse] Haney and [Edward] Wells there. The former goes up the river, to join the party at Grafton Centre, to morrow afternoon. Mrs [Sarah] Edwards asked me to go, as heretofore did Sally [Edwards], for which I am indebted to both of them. I yearn to be off in the country, but shall hardly go there.

8. Monday. Overhauling and condensing editorial for Century. [Frank] Bellew came, just from Tarrytown, looking broad and brown, his hair cropped a la Francois or a la pugilist. He is looking for board and lodging, returning permanently to the city, his wife [Catherine Bellew] and child [Allie Bellew] remaining in the country. Down town in the afternoon. The house 290 Broadway where I lived so long in process of demolition. I'm glad of it. To Century and Nic-nax offices. [Thomas] Nast came in, having this day journeyed from Grafton Centre, with intent to stop two days in New York, but returns with [Jesse] Haney. Bellew, Cahill, Haney and presently Mr [George] Edwards' up. (Latter shook hands with Cahill but didn't talk to him.) Haney and Nast off. With Bellew and Cahill up-town, the former supping with me. To bed early, being diarrheaish and out of sorts.

9. Tuesday. Only out for a half hour in the morning. Laudanum taking, diarrhaeish and

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1859-08-07

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

Subjects: Diaries

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