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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 111, December 21-22, 1852

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Identifier: DX01227746

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 111, December 21-22, 1852

Description: Mentions getting a free pass for the New York and Erie Railroad.


This is one of [Thomas] Powell’s stories. He’s an awful liar, but it may be true. /

To room [290 Broadway] &c Kelly, Dillon [Mapother]’s friend called. / Out to supper, Dillon called, being bound uptown. Return to my room, did a 2 column drawing on wood. Dillon came again by 10. Out together, oyster stews, saw him to the ferry. Back and to bed by midnight.

22. Wednesday. Clear cold, intensely frosty day. Up early, breakfast &c, drawing. [Edwin A.] Weed and Randall came, [word crossed out] former with title cut. Paid him. Drew awhile, then to [New York and] Erie Railroad Office, got free pass. Down town, to Bunnell & Price’s & the Picayune printing Office with him. Thence to Lantern Office, then up townwards with [John] Watson. Drawing. Dined at Erfords. Watson there. To room again, finished drawing, and down town. Lantern, [Warren] Butler, [Thomas] Powell &c. To Wells & Webb. Met Orphens there. Off to Weed’s house, left drawing on wood. Thence to [174] Mulberry Street. Supped with Mr [Joseph] Greatbatch & family. To room by 7, heard that [Charles] Brown & Dillon had been. Off to Canal Street, Webers the good tempered German bootmakers. He very exultant at his success in get-

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-12-21

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Food


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