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	    Lotty going to England.
to sympathize with the occasion for his coming, which
Shepherd attributes to the ex-mistress of the ingenious
Frank Wood.        We went out to the Optimus for ale
afterwards.       When I returned and for some time
subsequent, the reflection of a fire appeared Bowery-
wards, and the shouts and distant noises incident-
al to the Presidential election were heard; all
folks within and without astir about it.
  7.  Wednesday.  New York s conscience in its bree-
ches pocket as usual, but the country honester   a
Republican president elected.        Boweryem met
Brentnall and Hill the other day, the second carry-
ing a heavy package just passed through the cus-
tom house, presumably of jewelry or watches.  The
two told Boweryem that Lotty was going to sail
for England in a week s time, to rejoin Granville,
and that they meditated a pleasure trip to South
America.      They have given up the store they had
taken in an expensive part of Broadway; when
Boweryem has visited it he always found it
closed.      He opines, reasonably enough, that these
young fellows are robbing, the one his father, the
other his employer.    They came hither to represent
the firm, a respectable                         one, Brentnall
having been apprentice to Hill s father.         What
an enviable experience Granville s English relatives
will have of Lotty! go where she will she ll do
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fourteen: page ninety-two
Description:Mentions hearing that Lotty is sailing to England to join Granville.
Date:1860-11-06
Subject:Boweryem, George; Brentnall; Granville, Arthur (Alleyne); Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hill; Kidder, Charlotte (Whytal, Granville); Lincoln, Abraham; Shepherd, N.G.; Wood, Frank
Coverage (City/State):New York, [New York]; South America
Coverage (Street):Broadway
Scan Date:2010-04-27

 

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.