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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 20, November 6-10, 1851

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Identifier: DX01060073

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 20, November 6-10, 1851

Description: Mentions attending a concert and moving the rest of his belongings from Canal Street to his new boarding house.

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albeit with the Italianized quaverings whilk it is emotionary to add to the simple Scottish air. Parted with Morey on the conclusion, and through the chill night air to [48] Franklin Street. Then drawing for an hour and then to bed.

7. Friday. Did drawing on wood, to Traveler Office, to Millers, and there till 2, Traveler again. Evening writing rest of Chapter 5 of Ike Chivvles for the morrows printers.

8. Saturday. To Office with copy. To Millers, finished big map title, fearful deal of work in’t too. Traveler Office, Hallocks &c, Castle Garden, here & there. Out nightfall in at the Office, Holbrooks wife & boy came. Boy a fine little chap. Evening crossed to Brooklyn, called on the Dunsiers, both out, so back.

9. Sunday. Drawing till 8 in the evening. The [P.T.] Barnum and Lola Montez affair. Then, Mr [Joseph] Greatbatch & Fred [Greatbatch], calling on me, to [174] Mulberry Street with them. There till 10 1/2, then back, writing a sheet or two then bed.

10. Monday. To Traveler Office &c &c To [177] Canal Street — with carman, got all my things. Placing them aright. Afternoon down town, busy enow, [William] Barth called at evening. Stayed an hour

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1851-11-06

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Boardinghouses
19th century
Concerts
Diaries
Moving, Household
Writing
Castle Garden (New York, N.Y.)

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