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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 139, June 9-10, 1852

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Identifier: DX01141176

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 139, June 9-10, 1852

Description: Mentions a celebration for the Democratic Party nomination of Franklin Pierce.


playing “Hail to the chief,” and a crowd present. Cannon firing off in the road at intervals. All in honor of the Democratic nominee Franklin Pierce. Met Lockingtons “Aztec” among the crowd. Left and to room.

10. Thursday. Breakfasted down town, then called at Lockingtons, and after other calls, out with Holbrook to a certain basket and wooden ware store in Fulton Street. Made sketches. To room, Lockington coming with block, drew on block, (saw [Alfred] Waud there,) called on Dickinson, then to Brooklyn across the South Ferry. Called at Dunsiers place — they had cleared out. Across Buttermilk Channel to the [Governors] Island, mighty rough wind about, and terrific splashing. Arrived, to the Hospital, Book talk [with William Barth] &c till 12 or so then bed.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1852-06-09

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Books and reading
Governors Island (New York County, N.Y.)
Politics and government


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