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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 22, October 3, 1860

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Identifier: DX01308266

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 22, October 3, 1860

Description: Mentions Anne Edwards's intended flirtation with him.



Anne [Edwards]’s “flirtation” with me!

length, and 745 [Broadway] began to thin of its extraneous occupants. In the store, at one end of the counter, hospitable paterfamilias [George Edwards] was presiding over bread and cheese and ale. [Jesse] Haney had gone off with [James] Parton, who had called for him, preferring a promiscuous view of the procession to one obtained at the “Tribune” Office, where Fanny [Fern] was understood to be seated in state, probably attended by Mort [Thomson]. Talked for a moment with Miss Anne and [William] King at the portal. Apropos of Sally [Edwards]’s revelation I forgot to put down this: “Anne said she should get up a flirtation with you, last winter, and failed!” said Sally. (I remember her dancing with me and the like.) “She asked [Jesse] Haney how he thought her flirtation with Mr. Gunn was coming on, and he didn’t seem to think there was any!” Going down-stairs into the basement for Jack [Edwards], saw the floor cleared, the guests sitting round the room, Eliza [Edwards] at the piano and Sally just commencing a schottische with Rees. Out with Jack and Pillow: Jack had been enthusiastically “wide-awake” all the evening; they left me in the Bowery, to follow the procession to Union Square, to which it was now marching I turned my face down-town-wards, and got to the

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-10-03

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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