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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 10, January 10, 1852

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Identifier: DX01080417

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 10, January 10, 1852

Description: Mentions a visit to Rebecca Kidder.

Transcription:

10. Saturday. Drawing awhile on wood, then down town to Traveler and Reveille Offices; [Cornelius] Mathew &c. Post Office & others. Drawing big block for Traveler in the afternoon. Lockington came for it. Work in the evening.

11. Sunday. Writing to my mother [Naomi Butler Gunn] till sunset and after. Then to [174] Mulberry Street, called for Joe [Greatbatch], with him to [E.H.] Chapins. He not preaching, to Holts [168 Duane St.], where visiting Mr [Henry] Hart we sate round the Stove in converse until 9 or so, Left and parting from Joe, called at Mrs [Rebecca] Kidders. She, Jane Gibson and [Arthur] Mason there, the latter smoking cigar in defiance of both. Sate and listened and talked an hour or two. Heard how [Thomas] Picton and Picayune [Joe] Scoville had both been enamoured of Mrs G Brown, when Mrs Bartholomew — the latter writing awful long letter which Mrs K had read. No news of

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-01-10

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Artists
Women
Smoking
Courtship

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