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	      And his Brother Alf.
wife.   Indeed few men but lay down a square
of hell s pavement before wrong-doing.   In man-
ner and general amenity   merits which always
attract people   Will is infinitely more agre^|e|able
than Alf; he has none of the intolerant disre-
gard of others  feelings characterizing his elder bro-
ther.   The                                          
one would                                 
have been
of deserting 
a woman;
the other
of accepting
the responsi-
bilities of an
passion, as
of that want
of tact and

[photograph of William Waud]
W. Waud.

			which induces 
			Alf to attempt
			to bully the
			world in regard 
			to the social 
			ostracism with    
			which it inevi-
			tably punishes
			his offence.  A-
			like in many
			things, yet
			differing in
			a good n
more, the brothers exhibit equally their father s
self-will and probably other family qualities
with which I am less familiar.
  9.  Saturday.   To the boot-store in unsuccess-
ful search of a $10 bill, dropped from my
roll of them yesterday.x   A note brought to me
   x Perhaps appropriated by Ramsay.  I have thought so, subsequently.
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fifteen: page one hundred and forty-nine
Description:Compares William Waud to his brother Alfred.
Subject:Gunn, Thomas Butler; Ramsay, Russell (Buckstone); Waud; Waud, Alfred; Waud, William
Coverage (City/State):[Charleston, South Carolina]
Scan Date:2010-05-20


Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fifteen
Description:Describes 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, including a conflict between A.H. Colt and Mr. Woodward, a visit to Sullivan's Island, John Mitchel's tale of assisting with the lynching of an abolitionist, attending a celebration in honor of Benjamin Mordecai, Will Waud's arrival in Charleston, the scene in Charleston the day the ''Star of the West'' was fired upon by the Morris Island battery, pistol and rifle practice with various Charlestonians, a rumor in New York about his having been tarred and feathered in Charleston, a visit to the quarters of the ''Richland Rifles,'' witnessing a slave auction, and a visit to Colonel Bull's home.
Subject:Boardinghouses; Books and reading; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; 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.