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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 88, November 8-11, 1852

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Identifier: DX01216382

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 88, November 8-11, 1852

Description: Mentions going to hear Marietta Alboni sing.


8. Monday. Drawing &c, Lockington came; [Alfred] Waud &c. [words crossed out] Lighting the first fire of the season. Getting in coal &c. Drawing till 1, dined, then down town, to Reveille Office, to [Thomas W.] Strongs & Lantern &c. Return by 6, Davis & Waud came, out to supper with the latter, return to room, he reading, I drawing, till 10, when he left for the Eagle [Hotel].

9. Tuesday. Work all the morning & afternoon. Down town, Bunnell & Price’s, Lantern &c, Engravers. Evening with Waud to Metropolitan Hall, to hear [Marietta] Alboni.

10. Wednesday. To Bunnell & Prices &c. To the Lantern Office, with [Thomas] Powell to [Benjamin] Galbraith’s the lawyer of J. G. Bennett. Got sketch of his head. To B & P’s [Bunnell and Price] again. Plot about getting up a burlesque of [Frederick] Gleason’s testimonial. To Lantern Office. Dined, met [Augustus] Fay, in their Office [290 Broadway]. [Warren] Butler & [J.A.] Bogert there awhile. Drawing.

Supped at Sweeneys with Waud. Wrote a letter to [Charles] Brown in reply to one recieved yesterday. In Swinton & Fay’s Office till 11, by fire side, Waud reading aloud Household Words.

11. Thursday. Young Anderson, Levy & [Charles] Weldon called. Drawing on wood. Dined, down town to B & P’s & Lantern, then engravers. [word crossed out]

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-11-08

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Concerts


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