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	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 com-
pany with Anthony, the engraver, and apparent-
ly  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 im-
putation 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 appear-
ed, whom Sol taxed with having received and talk-
ed about a letter from W. Waud, reflecting on
his wife   the immaculate  Allie,  telling Wood that
he was a d____d liar and the like   to which
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fourteen: page thirty-six
Description:Discusses William Waud's reconciliation with Sol Eytinge.
Date:1860-10-07
Subject:Anthony; Bohemians; Crook and Duff�s (New York, N.Y.); Drunkenness; Eytinge, Solomon; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Thomson, Mortimer (Doesticks); Vernon, Allie (Margaret Eytinge); Waud, William; Wood, John A.
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Scan Date:2010-04-26

 

Volume
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fourteen
Description:Includes descriptions of attending a lecture by J.H. Siddons on Queen Victoria; seeing tightrope walker Charles Blondin perform; boarding house living; his freelance writing and drawing work; visits to the Edwards family and his friendship with Sally Edwards; a visit of the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VII of Great Britain, to New York; his work as a reporter for ''The New York World;'' a visit to a dog fighting establishment; an evening spent at the 4th Ward police station awaiting 1860 election returns; and Gunn's experience as a correspondent for ""The New York Evening Post"" in Charleston, South Carolina, in the aftermath of South Carolina's secession from the federal government.
Subject:Boardinghouses; Civil War; Elections; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Police; Publishers and publishing; Secession; Slavery; Slaves; Travel
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York; Charleston, South Carolina
Note:Thomas Butler Gunn was born February 15, 1826, in Banbury, England, and came to New York in 1849. During the Civil War he worked as a correspondent for the New York Tribune and the New York Evening Post. He returned to England in 1863, and died in Birmingham in April 1903. The collection includes twenty-one volumes of his diaries, including newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, sketches, and various other items inserted by Gunn. Diary entries date from July 7, 1849, to April 7, 1863, and include his experiences with the New York publishing and literary world, his descriptions of boarding houses, his travels throughout the United States, and his experiences traveling with the Federal army as a Civil War correspondent.
Publisher:Missouri History Museum
Rights:Copyright 2010 Missouri History Museum.
Source:Page images, transcriptions, and metadata of the Thomas Butler Gunn diaries have been provided by the Missouri History Museum.