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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 68, March 29-30, 1852

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Identifier: DX01113180

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 68, March 29-30, 1852

Description: Comments on his recent diary writing habits.


knew her [Sarah Mouatt] at once, spite of her fine raiment. Beside her, lovingly, walked an individual — her admirer doubtless. / Getting home found by Mr [Joseph] Greatbatch who called that a friend of George Boltons John Conworth bound Canada-wards has called on me — off to morrow. Reading [word crossed out] “Monte Cristo during the evening.

30. Tuesday. Of late My Diary has been but pitiful shreds and Patches, — a Week or more strides by and I have to grope backwards after its foot-prints in most halting manner. Therefore unless this Resolve prove a Square of Hell’s Pavement I’ll return to the good old Rule, the simple plan of chronicling each days detail at its close. So be it. / In doors till 12, then met Joe [Greatbatch] as I descended. To [Thomas W.] Strongs where I met Lockington, he having me with him

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-03-29

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries
Books and reading


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