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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 87, November 2-4, 1860

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Identifier: DX01338604

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 87, November 2-4, 1860

Description: Describes a visit from Charles Damoreau.

Transcription:

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Cornelius Bagster in New York.

[be]ginning of the great snow-storm on his [James Parton’s] way to Jersey, where I suppose the a union with a woman divorced by her husband, is legal.

Parting from [Jesse] Haney, went down town to the office by 12 1/2. Found that “two gentlemen” had called there for me leaving card on which was the name of “C. Birch Bagster,” with an up-town address. It is Cornelius of the Paternoster Row firm.

3. Saturday. A drenching, wrathfully stormy day and night, with not a pause of fair weather. Down town, to [New York World] Office, Nick-nax ditto (with two drawings on wood, done yesterday) anon uptown. Out to auction at 10, but found the doors closed. To bed with the rain dashing vindictively at the window panes.

4. Sunday. Cold, clear and sunny. To 48th street, C. Bagster just gone out. Return, found [Charles] Damoreau in my room. He dined with me and stayed till 4, when we turned out together, parting at Union Square, he going to the Winchesters’, I to 16th street. Damoreau’s sister [Emma Brown] still boards with the Winchester family, though she has preferred taking a little shop to investing her savings in the infallible remedy for consumption in which they are

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1860-11-02

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Marriage
Artists
Auctions

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