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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 190, December 30-31, 1855

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Identifier: DX03985503

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 7, page 190, December 30-31, 1855

Description: Gives his thoughts on Sol Eytinge.


brown hair, tall withal, and prone to dress well. He [Solomon Eytinge] has great talent with his pencil, but is over addicted to loafing, and has fits of the blues. I think him a sensitive and kind hearted fellow, and his humors and queer speeches are infinitely amusing. His ordinary speech is overmuch garnished with oaths, ‘bloody’s’ and ‘blasts’, and even uglier expressions, in which he is emulated by W Waud, who has assumed a sort of ruffianism of dialect, insomuch that his very tone of voice is unpleasantly defiant. But Sol is infinitely the better fellow.

31. Monday. To Abbott’s, Chamber Street, and from thence with young [Dick] Powell to Pearl Street by Wall, there to get a case of a dozen of “Charles’ Gin”, that being proposed to me, by way of paying $8 of the sum owing from “Young Sam.” Got an order on a Broadway place, and to it, calling at [Thomas W.] Strong’s, (and getting my two drawings returned. —) At Wurzbach’s awhile, then getting gin, into a big sleigh omnibus, and returned to dinner and 132 Bleecker, from which I have not again stirred out.

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1855-12-30

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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