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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 84, April 11-13, 1852

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Identifier: DX01120738

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 84, April 11-13, 1852

Description: Mentions that he has started to write The Physiology of New York Boarding Houses, which he later publishes in 1857.

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about writing, as commenced over night. “The Physiology of New York Boarding Houses.” At 7 back to Brooklyn, being rowed across by Taylor the man who expedited me thither.

A dull heavy swell on the water, rain threatening, which came down anon. Called at Dunsiers, finding Comegys and Miss Tamison there, then to New York. Wrote till far into the night, and now, to bed.

12. Monday. Unpitying drizzle all day long. Down town to breakfast at the “Rainbow.” To Lockingtons. Back. Drew Bessford’s Billiard Table with the old Cub and Agent playing thereon. Down town Lockingtons, Lantern &c. Supped at Excelsior with Lockington & Holbrook, then return through the drizzle. Work till late. Made the drawings.

13. Tuesday. Made drawing on wood for Lantern. Took it. [John] Brougham, Caroll &

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1852-04-11

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Boardinghouses
19th century
Diaries
Writing
Boats and boating
Transportation
Artists

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