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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 206, May 14, 1860

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Identifier: DX02992508

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 12, page 206, May 14, 1860

Description: Regarding Cecilia Trainque's financial situation.



Miss [Cecilia] Trainque in Trouble.

intention of taking it to “Momus.” Rain and scribble all the afternoon. [Charles] Damoreau came at night. To [Jesse] Haney’s with him, unsuccessfully, of course; to Oliver Hillard’s, thence with George Jackson, who dropped in, to his studio to see a bust, &c. of his “scuptling.” Damoreau left us at the door. To the Walls, fining them packing up for to-morrow’s departure to Bergen Point, there to spend the summer. Mrs. [Celina] Jewell has returned to Boston. Stayed till past 11. [James] Morris overtook me in our street. and I had just undressed, was getting into bed, at 12, yawning direfully, when he came in with a fifty-verse poem to read to me! But he was merciful and didn’t do it, deferring it to the morning. What a many Swivellerish virtues may a man possess, lacking justice and honesty. Here’s [Frank] Cahill, applied to by Phillips for the loan of $4, to help that time-honored object of sympathy, a female in distress. Its poor Miss Trainque with her buxom proportions and curls, who having but scanty employment at her book-bindery, spent her few poor dollars in travel as an “agent” for Marie Louise Hankins and Fannie Lucele’s trashy newspaper. Of course she ob-

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-05-14

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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