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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 172, March 23-27, 1853

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Identifier: DX09106817

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 172, March 23-27, 1853

Description: Mentions sketching at the Naturalization Office at City Hall in New York.


[Edwin A.] Weeds, Engravers in Fulton Street &c. Evening in-doors. Reading [Michel de] Montaigne. [Alfred] Waud called.

24. Thursday. Drawing. Down town. Book buying, bought [Francois] Rabelais, leaving it at “Times” Office for [Charles] Weldon, with accompanying rhymes. “Cid” for myself. Sketching at the Naturalization Office, City Hall. Mr Johns called in the afternoon. He dwells at 393, Fourth Avenue. Evening to Canal Street for a bath. Called at Beach Street & sate in converse with Mrs [Rebecca] Kidder and a pleasant faced “California widow” there. [John] Whytal came, staying not long. He & Lotty [Kidder] will reside there hereafter.

25. Friday. Drawing. Welden called. Don’t recollect this days’ items.

26. Saturday. In doors till 6, then out, to Fulton Street &c. Returning up town with Waud & [Charles] Brown. Hair cut. Evening in doors. Welden called for Bleak House.

27. Sunday. After dining leisurely at Erfords, to Franklin Street for Waud. He out. Talked awhile with Mrs Theall & Warner, then to Office again. Thence, to Fulton Street, where I found Alf Waud. A stroll, Battery & East River wharf. Sunlight and wintry wind everywhere. Evening, he came for me, and after an

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1853-03-23

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Books and reading
Battery Park (New York, N.Y.)


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