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		At 745.
curred  under my nose  on Sunday night.   In
telling me, Sally cautioned me to withdraw up
the passage, beyond the glass-door leading into the
store, as  Anne would be sure to be on the watch. 
Sure enough, Anne made her appearance present-
ly, looking sharp enough.    Don t let anybody
know I told you, or I shall catch it!  was
Sally s parting caution.     Haney was down-
stairs and appeared subsequently.      Went
out with Jack and George Edwards and little
Ned Nichols, to the front of the New York Hotel,
and across Broadway, experiencing some dif-
ficulty in returning, in consequence of the pro-
cession being in full movement.   To the house
again and hither and thither, up and down
stairs.     On the roof, beside Matty, for twenty
minutes or so; then with her to the roof-end of
the block abutting on Eigthth street, where we
found Sally, looking cool and handsome, with
operatic headdress or  cloud,   conversing with
Mort. Brown, his sister and Eliza.              To us
presently came Rees, from Brooklyn.             Out
into the street again, getting items.      At the
corner of Waverly Place found Nagle and Tom
Picton, with them for half and hour, then
back to the house.    It was near 11 o clock
and the procession had expended its five miles
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fourteen: page twenty-one
Description:Describes witnessing a procession for Republican candidates.
Date:1860-10-03
Subject:Brown, Josie; Brown, Mortimer; Edwards, Ann; Edwards, Eliza; Edwards, George, Jr.; Edwards, John; Edwards, Martha; Edwards, Sally (Nast); Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse; Nagle, James P. (Watt); Nichols, Edward; Parades; Picton, Thomas; Reese; Women
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]; Brooklyn, [New York]
Coverage (Street):Broadway; Eighth Street; Waverly Place
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.