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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 52, October 12, 1860

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Identifier: DX01320565

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 52, October 12, 1860

Description: Describes a conversation with Sally Edwards about Jesse Haney.

Transcription:

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Sally [Edwards] guesses Something.

the prince [of Wales] of course) at home. [Charles] Damoreau came in the evening, agreed to take copy to the office [New York World], on his way home. Out at 9 with him, left him on his way to look at the folks going to the Prince’s ball at the opera-house, Charley’s wife [Beatrice Damoreau] and children have been here in N.Y. visiting him; are going to come permanently. His Staten Island adultery is ended. To 745 [Broadway]. [Jesse] Haney, Sally and Eliza [Edwards] in the basement; Haney cordial as he has been since Sunday night’s explanation. We all talked Prince, of course, anon came in George Edwards & Anne [Edwards] to help us, the latter fresh from the Misses Kings, who had gone to the ball.

I don’t know whether in consequence of a desire to exhibit his freedom from suspicion or not, but Haney presently went up stairs to Mrs [Sarah] Edwards in the work-room, of which Sally availed herself to beckon to me. She had retired to the sofa. The girl had inferred from Hanney’s manner of late, from his speaking of me “as he had used to do” that there had been some kind of an explanation, correctly fixing the time of it, too. She said she had no other information than by inference. Of course I was catechized shrewdly. I

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1860-10-12

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Balls (Parties)
Diaries
Journalists
Adultery

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