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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 77, February 24-26, 1860

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Identifier: DX02879891

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 77, February 24-26, 1860

Description: Mentions that Bob Gun will be going to Havana on a secret mission and that Rondel's wife has arrived in New York.

Transcription:

[Bob] Gun going to Havanna.

is wroth. A burlesque marriage between [Frank] Cahill and Miss [Lyddy] Fagan in the parlor this evening, I officiating as parson. It might prove a pretty serious business were either of them disposed to regard it so, as the law is in this country.

Little [George] Boweryem is getting up a flirtation with Miss [Sarah] Maguire, which I think, I inaugurated, by getting her to take compassion on him at our Bal Masque. He took her to the Opera t'other night.

25. Saturday. Out to dentist. In the afternoon there again, thence down-town to "Courier" office and up again. Evening scribbling till [Jesse] Haney came. He left at 10, [James] Morris came in and we talked till 1 or later.

26. Sunday. Out with [Arthur] Ledger. Quoth he very quietly, to me, "Bob Gun is going to Havana;" adding that the business which called him there was something of a secret, without hinting at his having any agency in the matter. Went to Barry’s studio — he at Boston — then to Pope's. Found only the latter’s pupil and little [John] Ware, who told us Rondel's wife had arrived, the jolly Frenchman of course being with her, finding lodgings &c. Went to Ware's and Rice's residence and found the

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1860-02-24

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Boardinghouses
19th century

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