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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 160, July 5-7, 1852

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Identifier: DX01151224

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 160, July 5-7, 1852

Description: Mentions being ill.


rail back, arriving about half past 6 or so. Supped with them at Beach Street, afterwards a bath. Talk with Lotty [Kidder], hearing her play. Stayed till 10 or later, then return to my room [290 Broadway], Will Kidder walking as far as Broadway with me.

6. Tuesday. Will Kidder called. Drawing on wood till noon. Down town, Lantern, Reveille &c Dined. To Whig Review Office &c Don’t recollect what else I did. Met Dickinson, returned to room, Davis called & Joe [Greatbatch]. Very sick and queer. Did not sleep all night, vomiting, bile, feverish and very weak.

7. Wednesday. Made shift to dress, crawled down stairs, took castor oil at druggists, then some tea at the Rainbow. Lying down in pain and exhaustion — better anon. Down town by 12 or so, got some soup, — first thing since yesterday at noon. To Lantern Office, then to that

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-07-05

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Food
Medical care


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