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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 25, June 14, 1860

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Identifier: DX02682334

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 13, page 25, June 14, 1860

Description: Regarding Frank Cahill leaving for England with Mary Levison's money.

Transcription:

[Frank] Cahill’s Defalcation

[Henry Bol]ton, then an awkward, shy younger half-brother of my father [Samuel Gunn]’s. Just the thing, in fact, that the woman [Mary Bolton] is abetting that miserable little Rosa [Bolton] towards, now. All my observations justifies firm credence in good and bad blood and I believe if any such diary as this I have been keeping for so many years, were to be undertaken for two or three generations, the most tremendous corroboration would be afforded to this truth. Writing. Down-town after dinner. To Harper’s (my Niagara story appeared in to-day’s paper) by car. On my way to “Momus” Office, when in front of Frank Leslie’s, of a hot, sunny, afternoon, met Thatcher, who told me that Cahill went off to England on Saturday, with upwards of $400 of Mrs [Mary] Levison’s money! She came down this morning to the “Nic-nax” office, when it was discovered that he had neither paid in the money accruing from the “Pictorial” to her, or discharged the Saturday liabilities of the concern. All the debts, said Thatcher, that could be collected, Cahill had obtained. The news shocked and saddened more than it surprised me; it made me tremulous and developed a headache I had into a worse one. While thus conversing, just within Leslie’s office,

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1860-06-14

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Diaries
Publishers and publishing
Authors
Theft

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