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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 65, October 9-13, 1852

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Identifier: DX09094028

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 65, October 9-13, 1852

Description: Mentions getting a tooth extracted.


about in the wet & mud. Return, supped with [Alfred] Waud & [Augustus] Fay at Sweeney’s.

10. Sunday. Inexpressibly disgusting day, mud and damp everywhere, pavements greasily fitting, dank atmosphere overhead — ugh! At Mr [Joseph] Greatbatchs [174 Mulberry St.], from 1, till 7. At the Shades with Waud in the evening.

11. Monday. Cheery sunny day. Drawing on wood for Picayune. Sitting to Waud for portrait (old one commenced in [177] Canal Street.) Down town after dining at Clems’ with Waud and [Alfred] Swinton. To Reveille and Picayune Offices, to Lantern, Wells and Webbs, Engravers and then to [E.H.] Chapin’s Office for Waud, by sunset. There awhile, then out together to the Battery to see the sun-set. Supped at the Shades together.

12. Tuesday. Down town, to Reveille & Picayune Offices, to Bunnell & Prices, to Lantern Office & Wells & Webb. Returning, at work on the big Picayune Cut. Evening in Swinton & Fay’s office [290 Broadway] with Waud, he writing a letter, I dismal enow, with teeth and jaws aching & general disagreeables.

13. Wednesday. To a french Dentists in the Bowery and had a big double tooth extracted. Returned to room and work. Dunsier called. Finished big drawing & others; — down town to

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-10-09

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Dentists
Battery Park (New York, N.Y.)


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