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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 233, June 29-July 1, 1853

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Identifier: DX01293482

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 233, June 29-July 1, 1853

Description: Mentions several thunderstorms.


storm coming on, thunder and lightning. Lay down and slept till 10 1/2.

30. Thursday. Drawing. Dillon [Mapother] came, for the fishing lines, he, [Henry] Hart, Miller &c off for a Steam Excursion to the “Fishing Banks.” [Alfred] Waud called. / Down town by 1. Picayune Office, Journal Office. Sold drawing at the latter. $4. [Thomas W.] Strong’s. Dined at Goslings. Picayune Office again & Wells & Webb. Met Hardin Andrews. Back to room [290 Broadway]. Supped at 7, and an oppressive sultry day ending in thunder, lightning and rain, had to tarry till the storm had partially spent its fury; then through the frequent violet-hued glare of the lighting and rain pools to my room. Wrote letter to my Mother [Naomi Butler Gunn].


1. Friday. Drawing &c, all the morning. Mr Hart called. [William] Brotherhead called. Afternoon came Dillon, and I, out with him to Catherine Street, pants purchasing. He parting, a thunder storm occurred. I drawing till 9 1/2 then to Erfords for supper. Found Mr Hart there; anon Waud came. Walked to the Jersey Ferry with Mr Hart, then to room, books & bed.

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1853-06-29

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Clothing and dress


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