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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 176, July 21-22, 1852

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Identifier: DX01158910

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 176, July 21-22, 1852

Description: Comments on Lotty Kidder's relationship with Dan Dodd.

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reviled them a la Lady Macbeth &c — bosh. Lotty [Kidder]’s going down the facili descensus Averni rapidly enow. [Dan] Dod with her always, she with him. Its a damned thing this; and disgusting, — wooing a wedded woman & one who will ere long be a mother. Maybe Dod does but sentimentalize — but men nowadays — [Jack] Hardenbrook’s callous and savage. [words crossed out] A beastly world for the unhappy girl to live in. Heaven won’t help her — she hardly believes in’t. The pity of it, [word crossed out] Iago the pity of it.

22. Thursday. To Lantern Office &c having finished all Reveille cuts for the week. To Brooklyn, there waited an hour or more, returned to Castle Garden — no boatmen. Presently Connor came, very drunk, and incapable of doing aught. In an attempt to clamber into his boat he soused in, but managed to get into the boat with only

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-07-21

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Drinking of alcoholic beverages
Diaries
Women
Pregnancy
Castle Garden (New York, N.Y.)
Boats and boating

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