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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 113, November 16-17, 1860

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Identifier: DX01352084

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 113, November 16-17, 1860

Description: Describes George Boweryem's attempted visit to Lotty Kidder.



[George] Boweryem “hankering.”

Another attack of the horrors in the afternoon. [Jesse] Haney came after supper and, just as we were going out to Goupil’s to see a picture, Jack Edwards appeared. Turning out together and finding the place closed, we dropped in 745 [Broadway]. There were the dear girls [Sally, Matty, and Eliza Edwards] and pleasant talk and peace again. And God bless the house and all who dwell within it! Boweryem went this evening to a Broadway hotel to see Lotty [Kidder], previous to her to-morrow’s embarkation on board the Glasgow, for Europe, a visit he wanted me to share. He called on [Moses] Morse, and got the information from him. Going, accordingly, he found not Lotty (who had gone out to make a call) but “Jule” Martin, Hill and others, so he returned growling at them and wouldn’t swell the train tomorrow, though he “hankered after it,” evidently. Hill talked of finding a boarding-house for himself and Brentnall, who I suppose was ‘squiring Lotty to some of her innumerable “friends.”

17. Saturday. In Pandemonium during the morning and, as the day grew older, in the nethermost hell of Hypochondriasm — so wretched that I can’t bear to think of it — just a remove or two from insanity. Rushing out, at noon, into the streets, to escape from myself,

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-11-16

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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