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                Dr. Dexter.  The Robertsons.
window!
   26.  Friday.  Wrote to Capts. Rice and
Winchester.  Going out in the afternoon, met
Dexter, the doctor, on Broadway, whom I
had known before Yorktown, absent from the
army on sick leave.  He was log-rolling to ob-
tain some                                        
promotion and                                
wanted the                                      
endorsement                                   
of the Trib-                                     
une.  His                                         
hospital-                                        
steward                                           
died on the                                       
peninsula;                                        
I had known                                    
the man.  To                                    
Brady�s and                                     
Anthony�s
photographic

[photograph]
Mortimer Thomson   
otherwise �Doesticks.�

[Gunn�s diary continued]
	galleries, buy-
	ing photographs
	of scenes in
	the peninsula
	campaign,
	(introduced
	in the prece-
	ding volume).
	An evening
	in-doors,
	passed in
	writing and
	reading and 
	miscellaneous
	matters.
   27.  Saturday.  By 4 P.M.  went to
27th street to visit the Robertsons, whom I
found very cosy in the smug basement of a
partially furnished house.  Mrs Robertson
presently began to ask me about Boweryem
inquiring whether he had recovered from his               
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