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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 88, November 4, 1860

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Identifier: DX01339121

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 88, November 4, 1860

Description: Describes a conversation with Jesse Haney about Sally Edwards.

Transcription:

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Another Talk with [Jesse] Haney about Sally [Edwards].

all engrossed, thereby incurring their general condemnation. Charley [Gunn] tells me that he narrowly missed seeing Lotty [Kidder] one day at the Winchesters’; I’ve communicated nothing respecting her to him.

To Haney’s room — the rain had prevented the Mahopac trip — and I found him at home. No news of [James] Parton yet; it is supposed that he has gone to Rochester, to his sister [Mary Rogers]’s, Fanny [Fern]’s determined adversary. Supped with Haney, in Mrs [Catharine] Potter’s basement, as usual, “Gladdy [Gouverneur]” and the Hayes’ family sitting opposite. I saw Miss [Lucia] Cooper subsequently in the parlor. To 745 [Broadway] with Haney. The family and Mrs Weddell present. With Sally [Edwards] and Mr [George] Edwards to [E.H.] Chapin’s. Return, talk and chaff with Matt [Edwards] and Sally. Leaving at the usual hour, 11, walked home with Haney, and going up the silent Fifth Avenue, slid into a little talk about Sally, I saying that I thought he might be doing her injustice – that I knew she had never given him credit for loving her as he had, that even now it puzzled her, supposing, as she did, that his feelings had experienced such a change as was implied by his manner towards her. This led him into more detail about their former relations than I have hitherto heard and when we reached his chamber he showed me three letters he had written

coverage:New York, New York
coverage:Rochester, New York

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1860-11-04

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Courtship

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