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women here palliate ^|him| [words crossed out]
[words crossed out].             Much talk
of the Forrest Case, and of Lola Montez, who 
ere long appears at the Broadway, some declaring
her to be an angel, others an ugly, vicious old wo-
  {18. Thursday.     In doors chiefly, working on stone,
  19. Friday.     Mr Harts title.  Davis called
  20.  Saturday}     with glass &c. Paid him.  At
Dunsiers on Saturday evening.     At the Traveler
and Reveille Offices, to and fro.
  21.  Sunday.  Being still at work on stone.
Joe called.     Baudoin called.  He in employ
at Bobbett and. Edmonds.  In doors till evening,
then to Chapins, and heard his glorious ser-
mon    Touched finely on Kossuth and Louis Na-
poleans usurpation, which this day s telegraph
communicates.     Met Hands there.   Left him
at Leonard Street and called on Mrs Kidder.
Found  Cooper & Ward there.   Talk, about
Kossuth, Dickens, American Notes, and Creed.
Cooper an infidel, and Ward a nothingarian.
Bah!          Lotty writes not to her mother, and
theirs feud betwixt them   She s now in Alabama.
  22.  Monday.   Albert Brown called.  In
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Three: page forty-eight
Description:Mentions hearing a sermon by E.H. Chapin.
Subject:Baudoin; Brown, Albert; Chapin, E.H.; Cooper; Davis; Dickens, Charles; Dunsier; Forrest, Edwin; Greatbatch, Joe; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hands; Hart; Kidder, Charlotte (Whytal, Granville); Kidder, Rebecca (Morse); Kossuth, Lajos; Montez, Lola; Religion; Sermons; Ward
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]; Alabama
Coverage (Street):Broadway; Leonard Street
Scan Date:2011-02-07


Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Three
Description:Includes descriptions of looking for drawing and writing work among New York publishers, visits to Mrs. Kidder and her daughter Lotty, boarding house living, theater acquaintances, and Lajos Kossuth's visit to New York.
Subject:Actors; Boardinghouses; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Publishers and publishing; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York
Note:Thomas Butler Gunn was born February 15, 1826, in Banbury, England, and came to New York in 1849. During the Civil War he worked as a correspondent for the New York Tribune and the New York Evening Post. He returned to England in 1863, and died in Birmingham in April 1903. The collection includes twenty-one volumes of his diaries, including newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, sketches, and various other items inserted by Gunn. Diary entries date from July 7, 1849, to April 7, 1863, and include his experiences with the New York publishing and literary world, his descriptions of boarding houses, his travels throughout the United States, and his experiences traveling with the Federal army as a Civil War correspondent.
Publisher:Missouri History Museum
Rights:Copyright 2011 Missouri History Museum.
Source:Page images, transcriptions, and metadata of the Thomas Butler Gunn diaries have been provided by the Missouri History Museum.