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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 8, page 119, December 8-13, 1856

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Identifier: DX03722208

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 8, page 119, December 8-13, 1856

Description: Mentions attending a lecture by Oscanyan and visiting the Jewell family.


if some dreadful event lay in the future to which we were surely journeying.

If ever we [Gunn and Hannah Bennett] are married I shall think of that dream on our wedding day.

x x x x

Office, as usual. Met [Frank] Bellew in the evening.

9. Tuesday. Office. Wrote to Andrew about cuts to book. Writing in the afternoon and evening. “Auto Biography of a Dollar.”

10. Wednesday. Office. Afternoon out to bootmakers. Evening partly talking in parlor, partly writing.

11. Thursday. Office, both fore and afternoon. The day a drenchly wet one.

12. Friday. Office. A letter from Alf Waud. He has been rheumatically sick. No news of import. [Charles] Damoreau “making more money than he ought at engraving;” Will [Waud] in debt and “pawning his ticker,” and Wurzbach has written a letter from Germany “all guide-book and second-hand georgraphy.” Some little details of the proceedings of Menelaus [Albert] Brainard during Alf’s absence. Wrote to Hannah, this evening.

13. Saturday. Post Office, “European” &c. Called at Child’s to get drawing of Alf’s. To [Christopher] Oscanyon’s Turkish lecture in the evening, calling at Mrs [Celina] Jewell’s house by the way. Saw her, and her two daughters [Celina Jewell and Cornelia Sexton].

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1856-12-08

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Weddings


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