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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 37, October 7, 1860

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Identifier: DX01312871

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 37, October 7, 1860

Description: Describes a conversation with Jesse Haney about Sally Edwards.



An Explanation with [Jesse] Haney.

[John A.] Wood responded by telling Sol [Eytinge] that he was d____d drunk. Nothing came of the affair but drinking and a reconciliation, as rational as the quarrel had been. The others insisted on [William] Waud’s accompanying them to Hoboken, and he had to give them the slip surreptitiously. Since then, he and Eytinge are as much friends as ever they were. Phillips (“January Searle”) has been insane and under restraint; is now recovered. To [E.H.] Chapin’s in the evening, being absolved from going down town by W. Waud’s undertaking to leave my “copy” at the office. All the girls [Sally, Matty, and Eliza Edwards] at church with Jack [Edwards], Mort Brown and [Charles] Honeywell; I didn’t see them till after service, when I walked back with Matt and Jack. At the house till 11, talking with Matty or Mr. [George] and Mrs. [Sarah] Edwards. Scarcely a word passing between myself and Haney, I resolved on having it out with him, so on leaving, I bore him company and presently spoke, telling him he had been suspecting me unjustly about Sally. We had a long talk together on our way to and in his room. He denied that he had suspected more than that I was getting into a false position with the girl. His estimate of her is not improved I find, though he says, and no doubt truly, that he strives to be

coverage:New York, New York
coverage:Hoboken, New Jersey

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-10-07

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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