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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 175, July 20-21, 1852

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Identifier: DX01158429

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 175, July 20-21, 1852

Description: Describes an incident involving Dan Dodd, Lotty Kidder, Alfred Brown, and Jack Hardenbrook that took place the previous night.


were also volunteered by a stout neighbor occupant of an adjoining room. Meantime the procession was passing. Out with [Alfred] Swinton’s brother, [Augustus] Fay & stout gentleman. Imbibition. Return. Reading No 5 of Bleak House, purchased this day, just out. To my room, Davis and [Alfred] Waud called & left. Writing.

21. Wednesday. Sent off letter for [William] Boutcher. Drawing &c during the rest of the day. [William] Barth and Livers called. Reveille work. Evening at Beach Street. Lots of folks there. Mrs K [Rebecca Kidder] talking vindictive apropos. Jack Hardenbrook and Alfred Brown, — how they came home at midnight or past, & Lotty [Kidder] and Dan Dod being in parlor together, commented on it in evil fashion. How she overheard them, how they went up stairs laughing, how Dan Dod was incontinently about to rush upstairs and — get licked, (as he assuredly would have been.) How she prevented it &

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1852-07-20

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Boardinghouses
19th century
Books and reading
Funeral rites and ceremonies


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