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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 15, October 27-28, 1851

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Identifier: DX01057774

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 15, October 27-28, 1851

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with Sarah Ann [Bolton]!! I had also a letter from [William] Boutcher (the evening of yesterday, brought to me in Mr Cunninghams room. He speaketh of a young lady Ned [Edwin Gunn], my brother philandereth with. So goes the world. I wonder what sort of a sister in law I may have. Boutcher himself yearneth after New Zealand. [words crossed out]

28. Tuesday. To Webers, to Traveller Office, to [John B.] Holmes, to Millers, thence to Castle Garden, thence to Traveller Office again. Post Office where I found letters from my Mother [Naomi Butler Gunn] Naomi [Gunn] & Rosa [Gunn], which had lain there some two weeks. Annie Mitchell going to the wedded, to a cousin of the wife of Tom Mitchell. She was a sweet pretty girl once; — many a time have I kissed her. [words crossed out] My father [Samuel Gunn] hath chanced to meet Uncle Samuel & Amy. He walking down Chancery lane, looking old & feeble, supported by a stick and his daughter. So they come & go, and drift past. [words crossed out] Country visitings to & fro. / To Castle Garden again in the afternoon, thence Holmes & Traveller. Talk with Morey. Evening to Webers, passing through West Broadway & there finding a crowd of boys assembled round two burning tar barrels, while grouped at and the adjacent tall liberty-pole were, as a plat form, men

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1851-10-27

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Castle Garden (New York, N.Y.)


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