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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 153, February 6-8, 1853

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Identifier: DX01248635

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 153, February 6-8, 1853

Description: Mentions a visit from Charles Welden and Field's departure for Australia on the Peytona.


we culminated to the highest, gravest, saddest, and most hopeful of all Subjects. Him of Nazareth.

7. Monday. [Charles] Weldon called, greeting me as the “Britisher,” the which title I had appended to a letter which I wrote to this days “Times,” anent Mrs Ex-President [Julia] Tylers letter replying to the Duchess of Sutherland & her lady-junta of gentle-hearted telescopic philanthropists; & which appeared in the paper. Talk with him. How Snob [Fitz James] O’Brien hath nullified himself. / Field rushing in bade me good-bye, he being off for Australia by the Petrona; — vessel which [John] Gotch goeth in. Bade him God Speed. Mr Weldon left, taking away books even as he brought some to me. Drawing. Dined. Met [James P.] Neagle. Down town. Saw Price. To Wells & Webb, met Dickinson: to [Edwin A.] Weeds. Returned to room. Found [Frank] Royal and a friend of his, who was ambitious of drawing on wood & making money by’t. Told him matters anent it. Drew. Evening writing. A letter home. [Charles] Brown, [Joseph H.] Brightly & [Alfred] Waud rushed up stairs at about 11, stayed half an hour, then left.

8. Tuesday. Drawing till 2; then after dining at the Shades, down town with Waud to the “News” Office, and

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1853-02-06

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Books and reading


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