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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 102, April 28-29, 1852

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Identifier: DX01129271

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 102, April 28-29, 1852

Description: Mentions an invitation from Isaac O. Davis to visit his Long Island bath house in the summer.


her [Lotty Kidder’s] little brother [Will Kidder], with two masculines came; and the mirth grew uproarous. Left with [Albert] Brown and [Isaac O.] Davis, imbibed, and then each to our several domiciles. Davis giving me an invite to visit his Bath House, on Long Island in the summer.

29. Thursday. Will Kidder called. [Thomas] Picton came, he having met me two days back and intimating he wanted me. Wishes a design for a poster, lithograph. “The Sachem” devoted to the Extermination of all foreigners,” so he phrases it. Out with him and his friend — lunched. To the Lantern. [Fitz James] O’Brien and [Thomas] Powell, Burkhardt &c. With Powell to the office of the Democratic review. Saw a queer MS book there, once belonging to O’Connell. The Ave Maria & Lords prayer, written in 50 different languages. Called at [Cornelius] Mathews,

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-04-28

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries
Long Island (N.Y.)
Language and languages


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