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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 118, May 16, 1852

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Identifier: DX01136883

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 118, May 16, 1852

Description: Describes a visit to Rebecca Kidder's new residence on Beach Street.

Transcription:

Lotty [Kidder] — while [William] Barth talked with her Mother [Rebecca Kidder]. Lotty has “quitted the stage” she says. Had a row with [Wardle] Corbyn & left. It’s well. Time wore on, and presently at my request she played and sang to us. Her mother, the two Browns [Albert and Alfred] and others, (save boy Will [Kidder], asleep on sofa) were in the adjoining room. Two rooms, made one, by opening intervening doors. Lotty was so delightful and fascinating as could be. After awhile (joined the others, Mere talk &c. Left about 11, the Browns twain, and a certain Jack Hardenbrook, who looked like an evil Dick Swiveller , and who boards there all with us. Divers imbibitions, and at one In Broadway I met old Hunt & Shaw (not the actor,) both [48] Franklin Street, [Anna M.] Leave folks. Barth in my room half an hour or so,

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-05-16

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Actors
Diaries
Women
Music
Piano
Performance

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