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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 47, September 22, 1852

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Identifier: DX01200659

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 47, September 22, 1852

Description: Mentions going to Rebecca Kidder's residence to take Lotty Kidder to the theater, and discovering she is at her uncle's house.

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to descant on him [Lockington] not at all favourably, saying he’d been “in Newgate for two years, for forgery.” Now this was droll, seeing that divers rumors are rife how [John] Watson himself hath committed the like rascality.

"Through all the employments of Life

Each neighbour abuses his brother — !” /

Randall came for Reveille cuts & had ‘em. Finished the minors & rebusses, sending off the latter by Lockington’s boy, who called. Mr [Frank] Royal called and tarried awhile. Out by 10, & round to Burtons to take seats. Dined at 2 at the Shades, then down town to multitudinous calls. [Cornelius] Mathews, Reveille, Picayune, Lantern, &c Post Office & Lockingtons, where he informed me how the “Traveller” was to be resuscitated again, and gave me blocks for drawing for’t. Called at [John B.] Holmes’. Returned to room by 5, found a letter from my mother [Naomi Butler Gunn] inclosing one from [William Boutcher] Boutcher, bearing the Papal postmark & written from the Seven hilled City [Rome]. / To Beach Street by 6, saw Mrs K [Rebecca Kidder] and the boy Will [Kidder]. Was told by Mrs K with some slight acerbity how Lott [Charlotte Kidder] was at her Uncle’s, having written me a letter postponing theatre going, (which, of course I had not gotten.) Recieved the news with exemplary coolness & talked awhile. Small boy Will was horridly anxious [unclear word] that he should form

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-09-22

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Forgery of manuscripts
Crime
Diaries
Theater
Newspapers
Publishers and publishing
Women

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