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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 166, July 11-12, 1852

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Identifier: DX01154103

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 166, July 11-12, 1852

Description: Mentions telling Lotty Kidder that he wished he was her brother.


Unless Maternity save her [Charlotte Kidder] — So may it be!

/ I told her ‘mong other things, I wished I were her brother. She said she wished so too.

[William] Barth and Mrs K [Rebecca Kidder] came in anon — she having almost talked him dead, and at about 12 we left. Walked to the South Ferry with him, conversing, half an hour on the Battery, boat waiting, and then he off to Brooklyn, I to my solitary room, thinking of many things; much of a face [Mary Bilton’s] that haunted me for long time in boyhood. [words crossed out]

12. Monday. Drawing on wood. Lantern. Abbotts “Saint Napoleon” Down with it to the Office. Out with [Thomas] Powell, he promising to pay me $6. Up Broadway. To the building whereat [John] Watson & the Lanternland Woodpeckers propose to use. Dined together at Shelleys. He came to my room, sat awhile, then

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-07-11

Type(s): Diary

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

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


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