Search Our New Beta Online Collections!

Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 91, April 17-18, 1852

<< Back to search results

View this document

From collection:Part of:

Identifier: DX01124052

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 91, April 17-18, 1852

Description: Describes a meeting of the Lantern Club.

Transcription:

and fines (of a cent each) were incurred at a great rate. Much talking and laughter. But for the wit, it was, in proportion to the converse, like Falstaffs bread to sack. Much booh. I scarce said three sentences, holding it fitter to sit and see the play than be before the curtain. [words crossed out] Got bored and left about 8, called in at Mrs [Rebecca] Kidders for ten minutes, seeing her, then to room and bed.

18. Sunday. Had intended Hobokenizing and a call on good tempered Mr Charles, but no sun out, and presently rain. Wherefore I breakfasted in doors, at a cost of 6 cents, and remained till near 2, when going down town, dined at the Excelsior, with Lockington

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1852-04-17

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Clubs
Leisure

Permalink:
http://collections.mohistory.org/resource/186216

| More

Disclaimer: We are working to create a web-based collection index. Information available through this website should be considered "draft only."