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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 66, October 19-21, 1860

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Identifier: DX01327766

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 66, October 19-21, 1860

Description: Describes a visit to Francis Butler's dog-establishment with George Boweryem.



Reportorial and Rainy.

and I talked and chaffed most of the evening, which passed lively enough. One of the peculiarities of this girl [Sally Edwards] is that she speculates about life and death and eternity and likes to gather one’s opinions about these not or da dinary topics of thought of a girl of nineteen. She admitted she once had a terrible temper and used to fight with Matty [Edwards], who was the stronger, but lacked persistence. Mr [George] Edwards and Jack [Edwards] came in at length and by 11, Mrs E. [Sarah Edwards], tired out from her long day’s labor. I left soon after and walked attic-wards through the rain.

20. Saturday. Send off letter to Hannah [Bennett]. Down town to office and up-again, to write, till night, my Dog article for the paper. A dull day, ending in rain, which determined me on staying in doors and not going to the Burton sale, as I had some thoughts of. So I had an hour with [Michel de] Montaigne and was happy for that time.

21. Sunday. Rain and drizzle. In the afternoon to Brooklyn with [George] Boweryem, to visit [Francis] Butler’s dog-establishment, there till nightfall, returning Williamsburgh way, where Boweryem called on a family of his innumerable acquaintance, a printer on the Daily News and

coverage:New York, New York
coverage:Brooklyn, New York
coverage:Williamsburg, New York

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-10-19

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Books and reading


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