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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 13, October 23-27, 1851

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Identifier: DX01056855

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 13, October 23-27, 1851

Description: Mentions seeing a play at the Lyceum.

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24. Friday. Writing & drawing, then down town making calls. “Traveler,” [William] Roberts, [James P.] Neagle’s, Post Office, Bartons, at Reveille Office &c. Afternoon out again with more small drawings. Supper. Big stone arrives from Miller to draw map title on. Evening called at Dunsiers. To the Broadway theatre afterwards.

25. Saturday. Drawing awhile. To Roberts, to Lock’s, then to [Thomas W.] Strongs, saw him and his editor. To “Traveler.” Afternoon out again. To Brooklyn, then to Traveller. Sat awhile with Holbrook; then to supper. He called for me afterwards, and together we went to the Lyceum. “White horse of the Peppers” played & I seldom recollect to have been more thoroughly pleased [John] Brougham (he whom while-ere I knew as projector of ‘the Bubble” acting excellently. Ballet dancing. Rousset family &c afterwards.

26 Sunday. Wet all day, rain sans mercy. Writing [words crossed out]. In the evening talking with Mr and Mrs Cunningham in their room by fireside — principally on “Slavery.” Mr C is a Georgian. [words crossed out]

27. Monday. Wrote a little, then to Castle Garden. Thence to [John B.] Holmes, thence to Millers, to [Charles F.] Anderson, Holmes & Andersons again. Got paid $5, Evoe! Thence to Traveler Office, and with Holbrook to Locke, who agreed to take a hundred co

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1851-10-23

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Actors
Ballet
Boardinghouses
19th century
Castle Garden (New York, N.Y.)
Payment
Drawing
Diaries
Publishers and publishing
Slavery
Theater

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