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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 96, November 30-December 2, 1852

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Identifier: DX01220329

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 96, November 30-December 2, 1852

Description: Mentions receiving a letter from George Bolton.


some 7 to send [word crossed out] to [Thomas W.] Strong by the beginning of the next month. Reading some spare scraps of time, [Edgar Allan] Poe. [Charles] Weldon called once or twice, as did others. A letter from George Bolton. Altogether a hurried, unwholesome, hot, weary time, with busy days & restless nights, disturbed by fragmentary dreams of home, England, & what not.



1. Wednesday. Down town by noon with heap of blocks first to Wells & Webbs, then Strongs; thence to Lantern Office & Bunnell & Price’s. Thence to the Engravers and met first Mr [Joseph] Greatbatch, then Hammett. Dined, returned to room. [Alfred] Waud came up, sat an hour or two, then out with him to Canal Street, where we had a warm bath each.

2. Thursday. Down town, to Moor Street. Met Mr Hawes & wife as appointed, about little girls portrait. Return, called at Lantern Office, met Howard there, an artist. With him to my room. Field called, & (Howard having left) told me of his approaching departure for Australia. / Down town, after dining, bought $4 hat at [John N.] Genins, and neckerchief shawl. To Wells & Webb. Met Levy there. Return to room. Called on [Frank] Royal at Evening. A letter from

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-11-30

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Books and reading
Clothing and dress


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