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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 43, June 17-19, 1860

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Identifier: DX02695530

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 43, June 17-19, 1860

Description: Describes watching the stars and talking with the Edwards girls on the rear stoop of their house.


the leafy streets in idle sort, caterpillars pendant from the umbrageous trees. Claret-punch and cigars. I back with [Jesse] Haney, dined and loafed away the afternoon. Out together by 4, to the Metropolitan, where two or three Japanese heads at the windows attracted a good many spectators. Haney supped with me, then together to 745. With the girls [Sally, Matty, and Eliza Edwards], Jack [Edwards] and [Charles] Honeywell, out on the rear-stoop, talking, singing hymns and looking at the stars, with cigar accompaniments, till Mr. and Mrs. E. [George and Sarah Edwards] came home, then down-stairs. In Broadway this afternoon we met the two Arnold’s [George and Jack], with another, when George spake of an article in this day’s “Courier,” about [Frank] Cahill, written by [James L.] Smith.

18. Monday. Article in “Tribune” about Cahill, written by Stedman England. Writing all the morning, “Momus” work; down-town in the afternoon to Office and that of “Nic-nax.” Writing at night. [George] Boweryem up for an hour, he just returned from the “Phalanx.” George Arnold, whom I met this afternoon, says he was not of the supper party given by Cahill to the strumpets and Vanity Fairians, which occurred at the Mac Pike’s, not at the place named.

19. Tuesday. Early to [Henry] Addey’s with copy. Returning met [Charles] Damoreau in Broadway. He has

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-06-17

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Bohemians (New York artistic and literary movement)


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