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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 79, April 5-7, 1852

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Identifier: DX01109882

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 79, April 5-7, 1852

Description: Mentions that Joe Butler did not leave for California.


present part of the afternoon. Sat up [with William Barth] talking till some three o’clock I think. [William] Shakspere, Homer, [Lodovico] Ariosto & finally Sweeden borg. and

6. Monday. Breakfast — then at about 1/2 past 7 to the Goverment boat and was rowed over to Castle Garden — thin snowflakes falling, a leaden sky, and buildings thinly coated with snow. To Office. [Edwin A.] Weed called. Drawing till evening, Fred Greatbatch calling. Met Joe [Greatbatch] as I walked down town to supper. Bed early after a little reading.

7. Tuesday. Down town. Snow and mud all the way. Winter all the year round it would seem. To Lantern Office. Hinsdale, [Frank] Bellew, [John] Brougham & [Fitz James] O’Brien. Saw Lockington. Called at Reveille Office, and at [Cornelius] Mathews’. Nought for Reveille, called at [John N.] Genins, met Warren Butler who told me of the non-departure of his brother [Joe Butler]

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-04-05

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Castle Garden (New York, N.Y.)
Governors Island (New York County, N.Y.)
Books and reading


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