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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 126, May 26, 1852

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Identifier: DX01115067

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 126, May 26, 1852

Description: Mentions his determination to stop lending money.


26. Wednesday. Up town again to Davis’ shop. Left note for him. Saw [John] Brougham by the way. Collar purchasing. Return. Down town to Lantern Office. Got $5 paid. To Wells & Webb for blocks. To Lockingtons. Dined &c. Return to room, at work on Reveille subjects. At 5 or so Lockington comes to borrow $2, under promise of payment on the morrow. Lent it. Shall be the Last time though — or there’ll be a perpetual dribble of small loans wanted — whenever he wants money he’ll come to me. Have had too much of this sort of thing in my day, and invariably lost by it. / Supped at Reade St, then about 8, to Beach. All out at first, so I sat down, and presently in came Will Kidder. Talked to the boy, set him drawing, and in half an hour in came Lotty [Kidder]. She had been

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-05-26

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Artists


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