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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 52, December 29-31, 1851

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Identifier: DX01074849

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 52, December 29-31, 1851

Description: Comments on author Cornelius Mathews' books.


Lockington came. Evening drew the subject apropos of Louis Napoleon [words crossed out] for the Reveille, then did the one for poster, for Jew Levy, Printer. Bed late

30. Tuesday. Finishing drawings, to Reveille, thence Traveler, paper out, and price being reduced to one cent, selling admirably. To Castle Garden, to Reveille again &c. A pleasant notice in the Reveille, of me. Evening crossed to Brooklyn called at Dunsiers, all out, returned, dense ghostly mist, bells sounding, ferry boats risking safety. Mud, mist, and clammy wet shrouding everything. Reading [Cornelius] Mathews glorious books. That man has genius.

31. Wednesday. Mr [Henry] Hart aroused me, having arrived last night. Down town with him, to Millers, to Cedar St, to Traveler Office, to Reveille, (got $2.50.) to Castle Garden, (no linen) to Holts [168 Duane St.], where I left him. Beastly day. Mud and discomfort everywhere. To Canal Street. Got boots. Back to [48] Franklin. Drawing, driven rain without. And now, here, on the last day of

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1851-12-29

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Books and reading
Castle Garden (New York, N.Y.)
New Year


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