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	Whom Clapp wants to call on.
and squeeze the hands of both.       Haney declares
a visit to Sol s involved the utmost awkwardness
and the dreariest experience.      To escape from Allie s
indirect importunities, he made love to Josey; which
set her so conceited that she immediately imagined
herself  in keeping,  as her sister was, and quar-
relled with Allie on the strength of it!       Sol spoke
to Haney about his presumed liking for Josey;
would not have been unwilling to let him have
her.               Since their non-intercourse, Haney
contrived to do Sol a service.       Allie wrote a few
things for the  Saturday Press ; had known Clapp
before, in her Bohemienne days, when she was
hawking her writings, and a more vendible commo-
dity, about the low newspaper offices in New York.
Well, Clapp affected to admire her verses, called
upon Haney and incidentally, inquired for Sol s
Brooklyn address.       He didn t get it, however,
and Haney told Cahill to give Sol a caution.
No more of Allie s writings appeared henceforth
in the  Saturday Press!                Supped and 
to 745, with gratulation that we knew one good,
pure house in the city.     The girls and Jack pre-
sent, Sally still suffering from the tooth-ache,
the rain of Saturday having prevented a visit to
the dentists.      I went to Chapins.     Saw editor
Sykes, Morris  friend there, and a  Herald  re-
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fourteen: page one hundred and two
Description:Comments on Allie Vernon's relationships with various men.
Subject:Bohemians; Cahill, Frank; Clapp, Henry, Jr.; Edwards, Eliza; Edwards, John; Edwards, Martha; Edwards, Sally (Nast); Eytinge, Solomon; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse; Morris, James (K. N. Pepper); Saturday press.; Sykes; Vernon, Allie (Margaret Eytinge); Vernon, Josey
Coverage (City/State):[New York, 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.