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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 46, September 20-22, 1852

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Identifier: DX01200169

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 46, September 20-22, 1852

Description: Mentions that Dan Dodd has returned to Cuba, and comments on the marriage of Arthur Mason and Jane Gibson.

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Bailey [Charles Bailey Seymour] there.) Return to room. An hour or so after sunset, to the Courtlandt Street Goslings, there to sup, where I met [Richard B.] Hutchings.) Walked to Beach Street & remained till 11 or so there, Lotty [Kidder] singing & playing. I saw “the baby [Frederick Whytal].” Dan Dod hath returned to Cuba, & the house is comparatively empty. Mrs K [Rebecca Kidder] is again in the dress-making line, employing some dozen or more of “young persons,” with whom to play the confused parts of Madame Mantalini & Miss Knagg, [Arthur] Mason & wife [Jane Gibson] seclude themselves not quite so much, as before marriage & the once Jane Gibson is as might be expected a true & loving wife to the little cub [words crossed out] Lotty intimating she’d like to go to Burtons to see “[David] Copperfield” played, I offered to take her, & so it was agreed upon.

21. Tuesday. Working on wood, Reveille cuts &c. Down town calls as usual & to Lantern Office, Reveille & Picayune. Drawing during the afternoon. Evening at Mr [Frank] Royal’s, calling there after supping at that B’hoys Restaurant Sweeneys.

22. Wednesday. Minor Reveille cuts. [John] Watson called about my making a drawing whilk I declined. By the way, seing the flimsy little “trader’s guide” published by Lockington on my table, Watson took it up & gan

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1852-09-20

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Babies
Artists
Boardinghouses
19th century
Restaurants
Business
Diaries
Marriage
Plays
Women

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