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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 101, December 8-10, 1852

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Identifier: DX01222799

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 101, December 8-10, 1852

Description: Mentions Dillon Mapother's return to New York from Michigan on his way to Dublin, Ireland.


we parted. I, to New York, dined at Goslings, to Wells & Webbs, Picayune & Lantern Offices &c. [John] Watson & Isrealitish Levy there. Saw Artful Dodger [Thomas] Powell for a minute or twain. To Lockington’s &c; returned to office, tired, by 6, dozed an hour, out, supped, & to room again. Drawing till 1 1/2.

9. Thursday. In doors till 1, then dined at Sweenys, (meeting [William] Roberts, & [Augustus] Fay there, then down town, to the Lantern Office, and thereabouts all the wet, dirty, desultory afternoon, unable to return to room, having to await the time I could get big block from Wells & Webb. Got it about 5, then return. In at Swinton & Fay’s a short time, then up stairs. Met Dunsier & wife on staircase. Talking with them half an hour; Charley Brown called. Dunsiers left. Advised him to see Dob [Elizabeth Dobson] & make arrangement with her; about paying his debt. Writing to George Bolton the rest of the evening.

10. Friday. Drawing hard. In walked Dillon Mapother. Just from Michigan, with intent to stay a month, and then across the Atlantic to home & Dublin. [Henry] Hart flourishing. Dillon [Mapother]’s apprenticeship nearly out — expects to return in May next, then to commence as Hart’s partner. (In returning,

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-12-08

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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