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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 183, April 12-13, 1853

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Identifier: DX01259145

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 183, April 12-13, 1853

Description: Describes attending a gymnastics exhibition.

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of others had been consigned & that [Henry J.] Raymond had read, liked and accepted it [for The New York Times]. ‘Tis mighty well. [Alfred] Waud called in morning. Evening drawing, rain outside, lit fire, & having finished drawing made much of the dog, then wrote awhile. Just now she’s on the mat and under the table at which I write, very well content.

13. Wednesday. Down town with drawings, Picayune Office &c. Called at the Fulton Street office, seeing Waud there, & accompanying [Charles] Brown as far as mine own place, thence up stairs. Welden came, requesting me to ‘squire his wife to Gymnastic Exhibition. He left. I out again, and willing the dog to accompany me, but she declined, staying on staircase, or near door. So I ‘cen locked her up again, and set off alone. To Beach Street, there to give tickets to [Moses] Morse & Mrs K [Rebecca Kidder]. Tarried dinner being bidden, sate next Lotty [Kidder]. Half an hour or so afterwards, then to Canal Street, through the rain, one Goddard, a Georgian walking with me. Thence, both to my room. Drawing. Supped at Erford’s, thence called for Mrs Welden, she declining on account of the weather, off alone up town-wards calling at [174] Mulbery Street by the way. When I arrived at Ottignon’s it was with difficulty I could crowd in. The Dr Bartlett was delivering a sort of preliminary address. The building was well lit, decorated with flags, and Dodsworths bound in a small

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1853-04-12

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Dogs
Artists
Diaries
Gymnasiums
Flags

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