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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 104, May 1, 1852

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Identifier: DX01130221

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 104, May 1, 1852

Description: Mentions a dead turtle that interests young boys.

Transcription:

May.

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1. Saturday. Writing &c till nigh upon noon, then down town. To [James P.] Nagle’s, — all busy removing to a place in Ann Street. A monstrous turtle, (dead) lying at the shop-front, to the wonder and admiration of unlimited boys. Nagle placarding it “this is a sea-Eagle. Got paid half for fine poster. To Reveille Office. Mr Charles. To Lantern Office. Dined. To Democratic Review Office, seeing [George] Sanders it’s editor, and getting political notions from him. To the Post Office. To Holcomb & Levys. To Dickenson. To Lantern again. Got some money from [Thomas] Powell. To Lockingtons. Hawkins there. What a shallow dog he is. Not hateful, but such a dreary, idea assuming

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1852-05-01

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Turtles
Children
Animals

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