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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 98, April 25-26, 1852

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Identifier: DX01127372

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 98, April 25-26, 1852

Description: Describes a visit to Mr. Charles at Hoboken.


times by little village, of framed white houses, each with its small field in the rear. By gentlemans’ seats and open fields. Charles is an pleasant [word crossed out] Englishman, of sixty — We talked of the country and its beauty, of New York and the like. Returned about sunset, and after another hour or two, devoted to the little cigars, and the company of three or four young fellows who came in, and seemed marvellously well at home; I left, crossed, had a Welsh Rarebit at Reade Street, then to my room [290 Broadway], Wilhelm Meister, and bed.

26. Monday. To Lantern Office. [Frank] Bellew came, and then [Thomas] Powell. Named my notion for a drawing, and got a whole page block for it. To [Cornelius] Mathews, to Lockingtons, then at 12 or so dined. Returned, drawing. [Edwin A.] Weed came with word that the block

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-04-25

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Books and reading


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