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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 171, July 15-18, 1852

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Identifier: DX01156505

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 171, July 15-18, 1852

Description: Mentions receiving a parcel from England.


&c. Down town. Met one of the clerks I have seen at Spottiswoode’s who told me of a parcel lying there for me. Calls. Got parcel. [William] Boutcher’s daguerrotype, sitting in his shirt sleeves with pipe in mouth, “like a carpenter” as my mother [Naomi Butler Gunn] says in letter.

[16. Friday through 17. Saturday] To and fro. At Lantern Office. Seeing about Reveille cuts &c. Boy Will Kidder came on Friday afternoon and stayed two or three hours. Writing letter for home. Walked to Beach Street with Will and left him there. Nobody at home. Back and at the Shades with [Alfred] Waud and Davis. Saturday. To Patten’s with parcel [Joseph] Richardson gone, via Philadelphia. To breakfast through the rain. Then at 100 Nassau. Got Reveille Cuts. To Lantern &c. Brooklyn.

18. Sunday. Mopping and room-scrubbing &c

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-07-15

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Daguerreotype


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