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        Another Talk with Haney about Sally.
all engrossed, thereby incurring their general
condemnation.  Charley tells me that he narrowly
missed seeing Lotty one day at the Winchesters ;
I ve communicated nothing respecting her to him.
  To Haney s room   the rain had prevented
the Mahopac trip   and I found him at home.  No
news of Parton yet; it is supposed that he has 
gone to Rochester, to his sister s, Fanny s determi-
ned adversary.             Supped with Haney, in Mrs
Potter s basement, as usual,  Gladdy  and the Hayes 
family sitting opposite.      I saw Miss Cooper sub-
sequently in the parlor.               To 745 with Ha-
ney.       The family and Mrs Weddell present.
With Sally and Mr Edwards to Chapin s.       Return,
talk and chaff with Matt and Sally.           Leaving
at the usual hour, 11, walked home with Ha-
ney, and going up the silent Fifth Avenue, slid
into a little talk about Sally, I saying that
I thought he might be doing her injustice   that
I knew she had never given him credit for loving
her as he had, that even now it puzzled her,
supposing, as she did, that his feelings had ex-
perienced such a change as was implied by his
manner towards her.          This led him into more
detail about their former relations than I have
hitherto heard and when we reached his cham-
ber he showed me three letters he had written
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fourteen: page eighty-eight
Description:Describes a conversation with Jesse Haney about Sally Edwards.
Subject:Cooper, Lucia; Damoreau, Charles (Brown); Edwards, George; Edwards, Martha; Edwards, Sally (Nast); Fern, Fanny; Gouverneur, Adolphus (""Gladdy""); Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse; Hayes; Hayes, Mrs.; Hayes, Edward; Kidder, Charlotte (Whytal, Granville); Parton, James; Parton, Mary (Rogers); Potter, Mrs.; Weddle, Mrs.
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]; Rochester, [New York]
Coverage (Street):745 [Broadway]
Scan Date:2010-04-27


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.