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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 135, June 2-5, 1852

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Identifier: DX01119319

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 135, June 2-5, 1852

Description: Mentions two visits to Governors Island.


white slaves in blue uniforms. Hoisted sail, and for Governors Island, anticipating rain fast and furious, which however we ‘scaped, being at the Hospital in time. Drew on wood during the evening. Storm without. Abed about 2.

3. Thursday. Drew, then to New York, via Brooklyn. Called at Dickinsons, & to room [290 Broadway], drew awhile. / Down town, dined, to Lockingtons &c and then to Governors Island again. Drew afternoon and evening. Lantern and Reveille subjects.

4. Friday. Had intended to return to the city but it rained all day. Drew &c. Sent blocks over to Dickinson. Wrote a letter to Dillon Mapother.

5. Friday. Saturday. Crossed. To Pearl St, Got a note from Dillon Mapother. Sent off my letter. Called at Dickinsons, at the Reveille, (getting $16) at the Lantern &c. To room about 1. Waited till Randell came with blocks. Paid

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-06-02

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Artists
Governors Island (New York County, N.Y.)
Armed Forces


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