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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 1, page 165, September 11-14, 1850

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Identifier: DX09603847

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 1, page 165, September 11-14, 1850

Description: Comments on his work and Charles Brown's indecision about whether or not to marry the girl he seduced.


drunk, [Charley Rabineau] came out and “lammed” him; and forthwith all spectators were expelled. Mob outside round the carriages. Too crowded to see much of Jenny [Lind], as they drove off.

12. Thursday. To [Wardle] Corbyn’s, then to [George G.] Foster. Drawing appeared in yesterdays “day-book.” Paid me part, and gave me a note to N [Nick] Orr, the brother of him of Nassau Street [J.W. Orr]. Went there, shewed drawings, got a drawing to re-make for title to the “G’hals of New York” by the redoubtable Ned Buntline. Then return. Baudoin an inmate of 177 Canal, now — Evening drawing; [Charles] Brown goeth out and hath an interview with the frail, fair one [Annie Ward], at her residence. Of her, he cannot help thinking that some Will Barnes preceded the conquest of “Tom Jones, inasmuch as she surrendered sans resistance &c, therefore he cannot yield to the idea of wedding her. Also he entertaineth yet hopes of Annie. Well “time the old Justice who tries all such offenders” will shew.

13. Friday. To Fosters; got paid the remaining $2, and instructions to make another drawing. Called in at the Atlas, and “Life” Office. Saw Mattice and Van Fleet. The former called in the afternoon, and paid $2 of the 7 owing. Drawing all the afternoon and evening. Baudoin and Brown fumigating during the early part of it. Joe [Greatbatch] called, stayed an hour or so. At work till 11.

14. Saturday. Finishing drawing, took it to Foster, and left it. Calling at Holts [168 Duane St], ascertained that Mr [Henry] Hart and [Dillon] Mapother were off for a weeks visit to Philadelphia and Baltimore. Drawing all the afternoon, title for “the G’hals of New York. Evening reading, and

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1850-09-11

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Courtship


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