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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 100, April 27, 1852

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Identifier: DX01128321

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 100, April 27, 1852

Description: Discusses receiving a portrait of his mother.

Transcription:

To Lantern Office again. Other calls. Return to Office, cut work on Reveille cuts. Finished one two column one by the time [Edwin A.] Weed called for it. To Lantern Office again. Dined with [Thomas] Powell at Windusts. [words crossed out]. Return to room and drew the other Reveille two column drawing during the evening, with two minors. Magnificently busy. / My dear mothers [Naomi Butler Gunn’s] portrait in the little brown paper parcel! Mark this day with the whitest of stones. I was happy and touched to the heart at its receipt, and felt more unutterable thoughts than can be spoken of. She will look like my grandmother in the course of years — I note the change of three years. Her face is fuller, her look happier. Now God in Heaven bless her and all of them! How the glorious sunlight

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-04-27

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Artists
Newspapers
Women

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