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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 19, January 22-24, 1852

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Identifier: DX01084602

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 19, January 22-24, 1852

Description: Describes a sleigh ride taken with William Barth and Joe Greatbatch.

Transcription:

day even. Took small things to Reveille Office on Thursday morning, through fast falling snow.

23. Friday. Putting Reveille subject for the current week on wood. Took it there after dinner. To Lockingtons, Holbrooks &c. [Alfred] Waud at Lockington’s. Holbrook walked back with me. Evening [William] Barth came, and subsequently Joe [Greatbatch]. At Barths suggestion, all out, took sleigh up one on the avenues, singing, “hi hi ing” and howling in a great state of exhilaration. My first sleigh ride. Returned after imbibing, in my room awhile, then Barth and Joe left, and to bed.

24. Saturday. Finished outline. Out after dinner, to Reveille Office. Got paid $3/50. To Lantern Office. Saw the Engraver who works there. No one else in.

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1852-01-22

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Payment
Diaries
Leisure
Winter

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