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   Hayes.   More of Sally s Confidences.   Nicholas.
tooth-ache.       Apropos, I must remember that the
maid liked Hayes;  he laughed so  when conversing
with Sally that she suspected  it might be him.  Hayes
is a very good-humored, likeable fellow, of the
Traddles order, a good son, an industrious, eco-
nomical fellow, very careful, as Sally (and I)
have remarked, not to allow his attentions to one 
girl to exceed those offered to another.    He has
a precise, facetious air, will be his father s fac-
simile when he grows old, and, probably, continue
a bachelor.                 The girls are invited to New-
ark tomorrow afternoon, to visit the Crocketts,
the acquaintances who introduced Nichols of the
bouquet.        He has been away, sporting, sent quail
to paterfamilias (the Scotch girl  saved me one, 
says Sally) and, returned, met Mat and Eliza
on Broadway yesterday.      He didn t join
their promenade    wasn t it odd?  asked Sally.
 Very!  I said,  especially as everybody knew
that Mat and Eliza were the especial objects of
his regard.    Sally laughed.  She says she don t
think she ll go tomorrow and repeated her former
anticipation about  getting into a scrape. 
  Welles set the example for going and we left at
the usual hour.     It was a cold clear night,
the stars shining, I had some thought of a night
in the boats, but didn t effect it, going home
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fourteen: page one hundred and eight
Description:Comments on Hayes and other acquaintances.
Date:1860-11-13
Subject:Crockett, John; Crockett, Larry; Edwards, Eliza; Edwards, Martha; Edwards, Sally (Nast); Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hayes, Edward; Nicholas, John G.W.; Welles, Edward; Working class women
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]; Newark, [New Jersey]
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.