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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 6, page 220, December 18-20, 1853

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Identifier: DX04135061

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 6, page 220, December 18-20, 1853

Description: Mentions writing a letter to Oliver Kellam.


at Saint Pauls Church encountered [Joseph] Brightly and Mrs Warner. They turned and we walked to the Battery together, then returning up Broadway. I to room, then, as promised to sup at Vesey Street with [Charles] Damoreau. [Alfred] Waud came during the evening. We stayed till past 11, and leaving I bore Waud company down part of Fulton Street; returning through the ice-cold tranquil night to my room.

19. Monday. At work merrily. Having completed two drawings, dined at Erfords, and then up the thronged side of Broadway, to Prince Street, meeting Hillard by the way. Having called on [William] Levison, [word crossed out] Hillard, and walked down town, with left blocks with [Edwin] Weed, went to Wells & Webbs, looked in at [Thomas W.] Strongs, then to room. Waud had called, I found a note thrust under the door, he had just received from [Oliver] Kellam, in reply to a letter Waud had addressed to him touching my whereabouts. / Writing a letter to Kellam, during the evening. First snow falling outside.

20. Tuesday. Alcock called, on his way to Levisons. / I drawing on till 2, when [Charles] Welden came. To Erfords where I dined, and we talked anent a days Catskillizing in the wintery January, resolving on it. Parting, I to Levisons, meeting [Frank] Hillard by the way, and having made my call, we came down town together. To Weeds leaving cuts, then with Hillard to Erfords, a cigar and tod; then to my room. / After supper I walked up town to 12th Street, as promised to the house of Hillards brother [Oliver Hillard], getting there about 8 1/2. Cigars and talk, with the brothers, and two or three other young fellows. Talk of books, spiritual knockings, Authors, Boston, and every day topics till within half an hour of midnight. Parting on the Avenue, I being

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1853-12-18

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries
Battery Park (New York, N.Y.)


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