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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 91, November 4-6, 1860

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Identifier: DX01340673

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 91, November 4-6, 1860

Description: Mentions a tour of the Harper Brothers building with Cornelius Bagster.

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Cornelius Bagster.

which I have combined with those obtained from Sally [Edwards].

5. Monday. Cornelius Bagster came, in a Scotch cap and plaid, moustached, bearded, thick-set, grayish-haired, acquiline-nosed. Has been in Canada and elsewhere. Out with him. To Putnam’s, World Office, where I stayed an hour, meeting him at Lovejoy’s again, then to Harper’s. Here [Alfred] Guernsey discovering Bagster’s kinship with the “great Bible-house” obsequeously showed him (and me as an accidental accessary) throughout the building, which occupied over an hour. Parted with Bagster, to office again, then up-town. He came again in the evening wanting my company to the house of a Spiritualist Medium, but the man was out, so we took a Broadway stroll and went finally to Canterbury Hall, remaining there till 11 1/2, witnessing dancing, singing &c. At [Jesse] Haney’s subsequently, met a man named Bennett who recognized me, though I didn’t remember him.

6. Tuesday. In doors, writing. During the afternoon did an article for Lloyd’s railroad paper at the request of one of its proprietors, a boarder in the house. [N.G.] Shepherd called in the evening. He had just visited the doctor’s, next door, and met George Arnold there, who had reason

coverage:New York, New York
coverage:Canada

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1860-11-04

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Clothing and dress
Diaries
Journalists
Spiritualism

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