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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 96, April 24-25, 1852

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Identifier: DX01126423

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 96, April 24-25, 1852

Description: Mentions another meeting of the Lantern Club.

Transcription:

Post Office. Concluded contract with [Cornelius] Mathews to do entire Number of Reveille drawings engraving & drawing. To [Thomas W.] Strongs. Back to Lantern. [John] Brougham off for Boston. At 1/2 past 4 to the [Lantern] Club dinner. Stayed till 10 — dull talk I think. The best part of the conversation was in the topic “Whether the Moon is or is not made of green cheese?

25. Sunday. Did drawing on wood for Reveille. Joe [Greatbatch] Called. [Edwin A.] Weed came for drawing by 11, and took it. Dined at 2, at Van Name and Bush’s, then to Hoboken, by the Barclay Street Ferry, and being discharged therefrom with other multitudinous holiday-makers, to a terrace, adjacent, looking westwards, green plots in front, and comfortable looking. Calling at No 15 and inquiring for Mr Charles, I was speedily inducted into a

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-04-24

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Artists
Diaries
Clubs
Newspapers
Publishers and publishing
Moon

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