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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 63, October 3-5, 1852

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Identifier: DX09085507

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 63, October 3-5, 1852

Description: Mentions that Dunsier had been incarcerated in the Tombs for a week.

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“he [Alfred Waud] should have to take carov [Alfred] Swinton — !” How we got up to Swintons Office I don’t know, but I left them there and reached my own room [290 Broadway] & to bed at about 6.

4. Monday. Wet and mud all day. Drawing. Very much surprised by Dunsiers appearance, he having not gone off to sea, but got incarcerated in the Tombs for a week, & according to his account most unjustly. Out, down town, post Office, Lantern & Bunnells, Wells & Webb, dined sparingly, returned to room & in the evening went to the Lyceum, there to see the School for Scandal. Met Alfred Brown there. Learnt that the sister [Emma Brown] of whom he & Charley [Brown] talk has arrived at Boston, & is staying awhile with Charley. She acted the part of a mother to all of ‘em & Charley was wont to talk much of her at [177] Canal Street. / The play excellently done. [John] Brougham playing Sir Oliver. “Last Legs” afterwards.

5. Tuesday. Over to Brooklyn after a visit to the engravers with drawings. Dunsier out. Return, got blocks at Wells & Webb; to rooms & work. Dunsiers called. / Drawing on wood. Dined at Reade St Shades. Drawing again. Met [Thomas] Powell. Down town, to Sachem Office, with drawing & memoir of Pickton & [John V.] Wren to send off to the London News. There an hour or so. By the bye I had an horrific &

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-10-03

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Drinking of alcoholic beverages
Diaries
Prisons
Theater
Artists
Newspapers

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