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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 36, October 7, 1860

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Identifier: DX01312359

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 36, October 7, 1860

Description: Discusses William Waud's reconciliation with Sol Eytinge.



Sol Eytinge and Will Waud.

reconciliation with Sol Eytinge, which was characteristic enough on the part of the latter. Waud was standing at the portal of Crook and Duff’s when Sol approached, in company with Anthony, the engraver, and apparently “goaded to it by the recollection of his wrongs,” seized Waud by the coat and began howling him about in a promiscuous manner. Sol was exceedingly drunk and irascible, Anthony pacifically so. Waud shook his assailant off and Sol was borne into the bar-room, struggling with his friends, among whom was Mort. Thomson. Waud waited and walked about, being unwilling to leave under the imputation of avoiding Eytinge. Presently he emerged again, when there was another brawl, Anthony clamorously interposing, informing them they were both d____d good fellows and insisting that there should be no fight. Sol blustered, and declared that he could lick Waud in ten minutes, that Waud knew he could lick him, &c. &c. At length they were hustled into the bar-room to drink together, when J. Wood appeared, whom Sol taxed with having received and talked about a letter from W. Waud, reflecting on his wife – the immaculate “Allie [Vernon],” telling Wood that he was a d____d liar and the like — to which

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-10-07

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Bohemians (New York artistic and literary movement)
Drinking of alcoholic beverages


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