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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 55, March 7, 1852

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Identifier: DX01101423

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 55, March 7, 1852

Description: Mentions a visit to William Barth on Governors Island, and hearing a ''brimstony'' sermon.


Street, to the Excelsior Dining place, there dined in comfort. Then, walking down Broadway to the Battery, took a boat, and Alf [Waud] rowed me across to Governors Island. Found [William] Barth matagrabolized, and in the doldrums. Stayed ten minutes or so, then back to Alf, and to New York. It was a lovely day, not much wind stirring, and the sunlight warm on the face, anticipating the glorious midsummer time. Back to [290] Broadway. Left Alf at the door, and to [174] Mulberry Street. Supped with them & then with Joe [Greatbatch] & Fred [Greatbatch] back to my room. There to [E.H.] Chapins, but he not preaching, to the Tabernacle where we heard a slightly brimstony sermon. Left them in Centre, and to Mrs [Rebecca] Kidders. Talked awhile with Lotty [Kidder]; — she desirous now of playing at Broughams’. Came away about 11, and to bed with Alf. There’s beneath, first a

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-03-07

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Governors Island (New York County, N.Y.)
Battery Park (New York, N.Y.)
Boats and boating


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