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		His Attendants.

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figure, the marks of time prominent in his face and
gray hair, he is far from the most prepossessing per-
son in appearance of the attendants upon his lord-
ship.  His office as high steward places him next to
a duke of the realm in rank.
  Short, pertly, hair curling quite luxuriantly, and
a slight moustache on the upper lip, are the promi-
nent exterior characteristics of Lord Hinchinbroke.
He is polished in manners, and the most jocose man
of the party.
  This is the name and titular designation of the
tutor to his lordship.  He supervises the studies of
his lordship at Oxford University.  He is a very
handsome man, and, saving his lordship, commands
more the eyes of the ladies than any of the suite.
He is tall, with iron gray hair and side whiskers and
moustache, and looks the accomplished scholar and
soldier that he is.  He rode in the second carriage
in the procession.
	           LORD LYONS.
  From his long sojourn at Washington, as minister
from Great Britain to our government, the appear-
ance of Lord Lyons has become too well known to
require extended description.  He is dark complex-
ioned, compactly built, and wears no whiskers.  He
rode in the carriage with General Bruce.
  Sir Henry Holland, the queen s physician; the
Marquis of Chandos; Dr. Ackland, his lordship s
professor at Oxford; Major Teasdale and Capt. Gray,
his lordship s equerries; Hon. Mr. Eliot, son of
Earl St. Germans; with several secretaries and ser-
vants comprise the remainder of the royal party.
  Sir Henry Holland is a mild, pleasant featured
man, and carries a doctorial staff.  The Marquis of
Chados is a middle aged, well dressed, and gentle-
manly looking person, of marked, agreeable air, and
pleasing conversation.  Dr. Ackland is tall, stout
built, with heavy light side whiskers, and prominent
and high forehead.  He wore light clothes, and over-
coat with cape.  His lordship s equerries are both
military looking men, and are characterized by dash-
ing military costumes and pleasing and captivating
address.  Hon. Mr. Eliot, like his father, is tall
and thin, with light hair and full show of whiskers.
  While in the depot his lordship had been waited
upon by Governor Morgan s aids, before mentioned,
bidding him welcome to the State of New York.  Im-
mediately on his stepping on board the Harriet Lane,
he was received by General Scott, Mr. Peter Cooper,

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and the committee, shaking hands very cordially
with them.  In saluting Lord Renfrew Mr. Cooper
expressed his satisfaction at seeing him in a country
which he (Mr. Cooper) trusted would long remain like
the one whose royalty he represented,  the land of
the free and the home of the brave,  which compli-
ment was received very pleasantly.
  Proceeding to the upper part of the boat, where
most of the company were presented to him, his lord-
ship and suite mingled with their entertainers, Gen-
eral Scott taking the lead in doing the honors to the
royal guest.  At 12 o clock precisely the Harriet
Lane steamed off on the return to New York.
	         THE COLLATION.
  Within five minutes after the start the royal party
seated themselves for the collation.  As the screen
of flags had been removed, a fair view was obtained
by all present.  Collector Schell presided at the head
of the table, and on his left sat Lord Renfrew; be-
side him General Scott; next to him the Duke o
Newcastle; and in order, the Earl of St. Germans,
Luther Bradish, General Bruce, and the rest of the
royal suite and committee.  At Mr. Schell s right
hand, on the other side of the table, were Lord Lyons,
Major Teasdale, Captain Gray and others.  The foot
of the table was occupied by Messrs. Ware and Gen-
eral, attach s to Lord Lyon, and Mr. Englehart, sec-
retary to the Duke of Newcastle.
  The collation, purveyed by Stetson of the Astor
house, was according to the following programme,
copies of which, printed in blue ink on white satin,
were placed before each guest:
	          Pickled Oysters.
Boned Turkey, with Truffles.
  Larded Fillet of Beef.
    Aspic of Sweetbreads, with Mushrooms.
      Game Pie, with Truffles.
        Larded Partridges, stuffed.
          Pat  de Foie Gras, with Truffles.
            Quails, stuffed and roasted.
                Roast Woodcock.
                  Lobster Salad, ornamented.
                    Chicken Salad, ornamented.
                      Round of Beef, garnished with Truffles.
                        Roast Beef.
                        Boiled Ham.
                        Boiled Tongue.
                     ORNAMENTAL PASTRY.
    Charlotte Russe.		French Cream Cakes.
    Swiss Merengues.		Claret Jelly.
    Almond Macaroons. 	Boston Cream Cakes.
    Frosted Cakes.		Jelly Biscuits.
Apples.		    Pears.		Isabella Grapes.
White Malaga Grapes.    Cahawba Grapes.	Raisins.
Almonds,		    Oranges.		Peaches.
			Pine Apples,  Bananas.
		Coffee.			    Ice Cream.
  Seated beside General Scott and contrasting with
him in bulk as the relative sizes of their respective
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fourteen: page forty-nine
Description:Describes a visit of the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VII of Great Britain, to the United States.
Subject:Ackland, Dr.; Bradish, Luther; Bruce, General; Chandos, Marquis of; Cooper, Peter; Edward VII, King of Great Britain; Eliot; Englehart; Food; General; Gray, Captain; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Harriet Lane (Ship); Hinchinbroke, Lord; Holland, Henry, Sir; Journalism; Lyons, Lord; Morgan, Edwin D.; Newcastle, Henry Pelham, Duke of; Schell, Augustus; Scott, Winfield; Stetson; St. Germans, Edward Granville Eliot, Earl of; Teasdale, Major; Ware
Coverage (City/State):New York, [New York]
Scan Date:2010-04-26


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.