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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 69, March 30, 1852

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Identifier: DX01113652

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 69, March 30, 1852

Description: Describes a conversation with Charles Welden about his wife, a boarder at the Franklin Street boarding house.

Transcription:

a pile of old Traveler blocks, desirous of selling them to [Thomas W.] Strong, (the which in the sequel he effected not.) To the Reveille Office for copies of papers, getting beside a small debt ($1.50) paid me by Charles. To the Literary World Office, thence to dinner. Lantern Office, Baudoin, [Warren] Butler, [Frank] Bellew & [Joseph] Woodward there. To Lockington’s room, he there with Holbrook. Met Hawkins — and then [Charles] Weldon who taking my arm together we visited a hybrid half-liquor-half cigar store, where sitting for an hour together conversing, I found that he was the husband of the “Mrs Weldon” of [48] Franklin Street. The free and easy red haired [word crossed out] lady cognizant of authors, authorlings, actors and notabilities, [words crossed out] who sang [word crossed out], whistled & smoked, fraternized with everybody, and wasn’t at all good looking. Had a room next to mine once. She talked freely enough of leaving her husband, &

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-03-30

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Publishers and publishing
Women
Payment

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