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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, page 175, December 14, 1859

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Identifier: DX03155549

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 11, page 175, December 14, 1859

Description: Regarding Sol Eytinge and Allie Vernon.



get to bed till 5 or 6 this morning and consequently rose at 1; the former [Bob Gun] stopping indoors all day, the latter [Frank Cahill] coming home drunk again in the early part of the evening. He has been more or less intoxicated since Saturday. In the Monday’s debauch, when at Crook and Duff’s, Sol Eytinge, accidentally or intentionally approached Cahill from behind, looking so savage that Bob Gun stood prepared to interfere to ward off the apprehended attack. Sol has talked around promiscuously of licking Cahill and is evidently maliciously disposed towards him. Doubtless Allie [Vernon] blows the fire at home. Sol’s brother Harry [Eytinge], of unequivocal reputation as a gambler and a libertine went over to Brooklyn to visit his sister-in-law, in Sol’s absence. From his never repeating his call it is pretty surely conjectured his object was a Phallic one. I trow that young Mosaic-looking “Clare [Eytinge]” is bound to Allie by similar unmentionable relations. Like Rousseau’s odious “maman” she would know that no other attachment could “make sicker.” A nauseous business generally and individually. What a cheerful time Sol must have of it, domestically! There was a certain music master, or German tutor (for Allie must needs expend some of Sol’s earnings in

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1859-12-14

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries
Drinking of alcoholic beverages


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