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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 128, November 22-24, 1860

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Identifier: DX01353643

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 128, November 22-24, 1860

Description: Describes a conversation with Sally Edwards about Thomas Nast.



Rather Sick. Cornelius Bagster.

to sympathize with. In Sally [Edwards] there are impulses to trustfulness and belief that are exquisitely touching, the more so for their contrasting with her cleverness and occasional delicious bits of humbug. This girl will never be happy or content with a husband who does not understand her, will make a rare wife to one who does, and who loves her to boot! Oh me! what a mischance that [Jesse] Haney’s suit miscarried! how I could wish her his — and yet they’d hardly be happy together. To the house by 11 1/4 and I walked to 16th street subsequently. I don’t think I ever put down that [Thomas] Nast’s father was one of Dodsworth’s well-known brass band before. He died not long before Tommy’s introduction to 745 [Broadway].

23. Friday. Abed from the effects of my dosing during the best part of the forenoon. Cornelius Bagster up for an hour and more, not much of an acquisition. A dark, dull day, with rain and wind, rising to a fierce storm at night. Writing during the afternoon and till 10, when [George] Boweryem came up and sat till 12. No attack of horrors today.

24. Saturday. Cold, clear and sunny, an icy wind blowing. Down town, to the Post-of-

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-11-22

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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