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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 201, July 27-28, 1852

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Identifier: DX01170970

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 201, July 27-28, 1852

Description: Describes finding lodging in a house in Niagara Falls.


picture it. That tower will fall some day, I fancy. Talking with a man up there – he’d no bed, neither had I. At about 10 we to the village, found a little house and the old woman took us in. Made us up a bed together. Two good tempered Cockneys in a bed on the floor beside us. Great luck to get shelter at all. Didn’t expect it. Lets out all night as we anticipated. Slept. The roar of the Cataract murmuring roaring monotonously on.

28. Wednesday. Up by 4. Talk and chat with the fellows who occupied the floor bed. Lavation, and washings &c in the rear of the little wooden house, then a most substantial & plentiful breakfast, in company with some dozen of sturdy, good humored rough fellows. Then having paid 50 cents, I with my overnight’s acquaintance start off. To the Cataract house where I got my carpet bag. Returned put on clean shirt & effected other comforts in the cleanly way. Wrote two notes, leaving them at the Post Office, in case of

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-07-27

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries
Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)


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