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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 47, February 27-29, 1852

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Identifier: DX01097674

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 47, February 27-29, 1852

Description: Describes an incident at his boarding house.


finishing it throughout.

28. Saturday. To the Lantern Office, saw [Richard B.] Hutchings, and got an order for payment of Picayune work, which was duly honored. To Lockingtons new den, (in the Lantern building,) whilk whilome was occupied by Field the Artist, who called while I was there. [Alfred] Waud there. He being drawing & Lockington cutting for [Joe] Scoville’s Pick. Walked back with Waud through snow and driving rain. Found a man waiting for Copy for [Thomas W.] Strong’s Notions. Gave him some. After dinner from three to sunset, drying, &c. Evening scribbling —

29. Sunday. Great row occurred at about an hour past yester midnight, which arose thus as at the breakfast table I learned. [Alexander Hay] Ritchie the Scotchman who get’s drunk, and then generally

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1852-02-27

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Boardinghouses
19th century
Drinking of alcoholic beverages


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