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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 29, February 10-11, 1852

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Identifier: DX01089261

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 29, February 10-11, 1852

Description: Describes attending Goodall's benefit theater performance.

Transcription:

Called at Swinton and Fay’s. Had an oyster stew at Shelleys, back to [48] Franklin and bed.

11. Wednesday. Suicidal day. Almighty wet and London like. Mud and drizzle. Down town during the greater part of the day; at the Lantern Office, at Lockingtons, saw Holbrook, at Swinton and Fay’s &c. Afternoon up comes a boy from [Thomas W.] Strongs, needing me at the store. Down to him, — to write a page extra for Notions. [Charles] Weldon being sick. Met Alf Waud and Lockington. Back to Franklin Street with the former. Had a pie supper, then to the “Bowery,” and investing shillings for Goodall’s benefit, entered the pit amid the Newsboys, and no-coated gentry. The house was densely crowded and the lively and excitable pit tites kept up a continuous hi hiing, enlivened occasionally by

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-02-10

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Food
Diaries
Theater

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