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	Sally guesses Something.
the prince of course) at home.     Damoreau
came in the evening, agreed to take copy to the
office, on his way home.         Out at 9 with
him, left him on his way to look at the folks
going to the Prince s ball at the opera-house,
Charley s wife and children have been here
in N.Y. visiting him; are going to come per-
manently.      His Staten Island adultery is
ended.                  To 745.    Haney, Sally
and Eliza in the basement; Haney cor-
dial as he has been since Sunday night s
explanation.  We all talked Prince, of
course, anon came in George Edwards &
Anne to help us, the latter fresh from the
Misses Kings, who had gone to the ball.
  I don t know whether in consequence of a
desire to exhibit his freedom from suspicion
or not, but Haney presently went up stairs
to Mrs Edwards in the work-room, of which
Sally availed herself to beckon to me.   She
had retired to the sofa.     The girl had in-
ferred from Hanney s manner of late, from
his speaking of me  as he had used to do  that
there had been some kind of an explanation,
correctly fixing the time of it, too.     She said
she had no other information than by inference.
Of course I was catechized shrewdly.      I
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fourteen: page fifty-two
Description:Describes a conversation with Sally Edwards about Jesse Haney.
Date:1860-10-12
Subject:Balls (Parties); Damoreau, Beatrice (Prideaux); Damoreau, Charles (Brown); Edwards, Ann; Edwards, Eliza; Edwards, George, Jr.; Edwards, Sally (Nast); Edwards, Sarah; Edward VII, King of Great Britain; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Coverage (Street):745 [Broadway]
Scan Date:2010-04-26

 

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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.