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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 8, October 15-16, 1851

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Identifier: DX01054559

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 8, October 15-16, 1851

Description: Mentions obtaining a single room at his new boarding house.


comment that “they were down on to them, there.” [Joe] Scoville looked additionally vicious, I thought. Richly piece of absurd. Called at the Atlas Office, found heavy man immersed in politics. To Traveller again, and laughed over Picayune affair with Holbrook. To “City Budget” Office. To [Thomas W.] Strongs. [words crossed out] Says his Editor likes “Adam Lux” and talks of using it. Called in at [James P.] Nagle’s. Back. Afternoon, to Traveller Office for wood blocks, to [John B.] Holmes, where was Mac and a posse of Irishman. Got no money. Drawing for two hours or so at night. / Forgot to chronicle an interview of an hour or more with Lock, apropos of my writing and illustrating Railway book; all pretty well arranged provided [William] Roberts be agreable. Met Mr [Joseph] Richardson this morning. He hath taken rooms in Broadway.

16 Thursday. Mrs [Anna M.] Leave the stout, good humored, broad-joke-loving mistress of the house inducts me into the possession of a single room, not a sky parlor. Down town, to Roberts, and with him to Locks, where an hours’ talking took place, and all preliminaries were apparently arranged. To Traveller Office, to Post Office &c then returning. Drew on wood awhile, then down town again, with blocks to the Traveller Office, there to Wall Street, met Holmes; thence to Millers; saw the map. Returning called in at [John N.] Genins, got [words crossed out] sombrero; saw Genin. Back to [48] Franklin. After supper in the room just this day tenanted by Cunningham and his wife; who now board here. Hands called. Fumigation and

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1851-10-15

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Boardinghouses
19th century


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