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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 6, September 23-24, 1860

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Identifier: DX01300099

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 6, September 23-24, 1860

Description: Regarding his brother Charley Gunn's impending marriage with Rosa Bolton.

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Charley [Gunn]’s impending marriage.

he [Jesse Haney] was suggestively mum. I could see that he regretted that he hadn’t thought of it; that he demurred at another fellow’s being able to oblige the girls [Sally, Matty, and Eliza Edwards] in the matter. Did I ever grudge his having their good will?

24. Monday. Office, doing “Mail-editor,” under [Edmund] Stedman’s jurisdiction till 1.20 P.M. Out once, saw Paul, got $26 for story — $3 less than specified price; to printer’s in Ann St; saw Siddons’, Paul’s editor. At “Courier” Office, saw Haney and [James L.] Smith there. Uptown by 2. A letter from Hannah [Bennett] awaiting me. Charley and Rosa [Bolton] were to be married on the 19th of this month, in London, her father [Henry Bolton] giving my little cousin away. He, her mother [Mary Bolton] and Henry [Bolton, Jr.], “feel sad at her leaving home. Naomi [Gunn] is at Neithrop, and “will return with Rosa.” She (Naomi) and Sarah Ann [Bolton] go out together, they have visited the Davids’. My Hannah helps Rosa to do her packing and preparations, will go to Chigwell to help her; eulogizes her, regrets her coming departure; “she is a kind friend and has better sense and judgment than any girl I have met.” Sarah Ann and my sister Rosa [Gunn] go to Chigwell after the wedding to await the return of the bride and bride-

coverage:New York, New York, Ann St.
coverage:London, England
coverage:Chigwell, England
coverage:Neithrop, England

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1860-09-23

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Payment
Journalists
Newspapers
Weddings

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