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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 167, July 12, 1852

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Identifier: DX01154584

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 167, July 12, 1852

Description: Comments on Thomas Powell.

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left. I don’t like the man, he’s [Thomas Powell is] shifty, an evil speaker of dignities, men with brains; — he has intellect, — of a certain caste, not high. He has one claim to human sympathy, — nobody likes him. We met Gas-light [George G.] Foster in Broadway, and presently [Edwin] Forrest. Powell darted forwards, shaking Forrest’s hand, the stalwart Metamora looking sideways at him. /

Slept for three good hours, the consequences of taking ale at dinner, and was aroused by the advent of Mr [Frank] Royal. I was heartily glad to see his honest, quiet face, and after an half hour or more walked with him to his abode, at Chatham Street, where Whilome his boss Dean lived. Royal seemeth more content, is land buying at Fordham, by Morrisania, and tolerably well to do. His wife was out, but we had supper, and then smoked and talked under a large tree in front

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-07-12

Type(s): Diary
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Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Diaries
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