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	An Explanation with Haney.
Wood responded by telling Sol that he was d____d
drunk.         Nothing came of the affair but drink
ing and a reconciliation, as rational as the
quarrel had been.        The others insisted on
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 reco-
vered.        To 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 at church with Jack, Mort Brown
and Honeywell; I didn t see them till after ser-
vice, when I walked back with Matt and Jack.
At the house till 11, talking with Matty or
Mr. and Mrs. Edwards.     Scarcely a word pas-
sing 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 esti-
mate of her is not improved I find, though he
says, and no doubt truly, that he strives to be
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fourteen: page thirty-seven
Description:Describes a conversation with Jesse Haney about Sally Edwards.
Date:1860-10-07
Subject:Brown, Mortimer; Edwards, Eliza; Edwards, George; Edwards, John; Edwards, Martha; Edwards, Sally (Nast); Edwards, Sarah; Eytinge, Solomon; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse; Honeywell, Charles; Searle, January (G. S. Phillips); Waud, William; Wood, John A.
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]; Hoboken, [New Jersey]
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.