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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 48, December 17-22, 1851

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Identifier: DX01072997

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 48, December 17-22, 1851

Description: Mentions hearing a sermon by E.H. Chapin.


women here palliate him [Shaw] [words crossed out]. Much talk of the [Edwin] Forrest Case, and of Lola Montez, who ere long appears at the Broadway, some declaring her to be an angel, others an ugly, vicious old woman.

[18. Thursday through 20. Saturday] In doors chiefly, working on stone, Mr [Henry] Harts title. Davis called glass &c. Paid him. At Dunsiers on Saturday evening. At the Traveler and Reveille Offices, to and fro.

21. Sunday. Being still at work on stone. Joe [Greatbatch] called. Baudoin called. He in employ at Bobbett and. Edmonds. In doors till evening, then to [E.H.] Chapins, and heard his glorious sermon — Touched finely on [Lajos] Kossuth and Louis Napoleans usurpation, which this day’s telegraph communicates. Met Hands there. Left him at Leonard Street and called on Mrs [Rebecca] Kidder. Found Cooper & Ward there. Talk, about Kossuth, [Charles] Dickens, American Notes, and Creed. Cooper an infidel, and Ward a nothingarian. Bah! Lotty [Kidder] writes not to her mother, and theirs feud betwixt them — She’s now in Alabama.

22. Monday. Albert Brown called. In

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1851-12-17

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries
Politics and government


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