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             Cahill s Crime Condoned.
the Woodward girls and Richardson, when Ca-
hill passing by the open door (he had been up to
my room after going out to get his supper and
finding me absent was departing), they observed
him, and when I recalled him from the street,
came to the door and shook hands with him.  Sub-
sequently Phillips and Griswold came up-stairs
to see him.           Writing.       Weston, the advertising
agent, up awhile.           Out at 9 o clock,    Cahill
walking with me, leaving me at Haney s.       Found
him, Jack Crockett and Nicholas with Mr. and
Mrs. Hayes  in their room, all playing bluff, which
they kept at till 10  .           Last Sunday night,
when Morris appeared at 745, Haney suggested
this evening for a temporary revival of our former
Friday ones, and I expected Crockett and
Nicholas would have been there, and had some
thoughts of dropping in myself for half an hour,
but was content enough to throw it over; less
per more so perhaps than Nicholas, for I think
he  hankers  after Sally still.          Did I ever
put down his physique?   He is a tall, acquiline-
nosed, good looking fellow, with dark, curly
hair and moustache; has a rather graceful,
gentlemanly way with him.  After the depart-
ure of himself and Crockett, Haney and I retired
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Sixteen: page fifty-nine
Description:Briefly describes Nicholas.
Date:1861-04-05
Subject:Cahill, Frank; Crockett, John; Edwards, Sally (Nast); Griswold; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse; Hayes; Hayes, Mrs.; Morris, James (K. N. Pepper); Nicholas, John G.W.; Phillips; Richardson (boarder); Weston; Woodward, Lizzie (Fite); Woodward, Susan
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Scan Date:2010-05-24

 

Volume
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Sixteen
Description:Includes Gunn's descriptions of the scene in New York at the commencement of the Civil War, boarding house living, visits to the Edwards family, Mort Thomson's engagement to Fanny Fern's daughter Grace Eldredge, Frank Cahill's return to New York from London, Frank Bellew's dissatisfaction with living in England, Thomas Nast's engagement to Sally Edwards, the scene in New York during the departure of the 7th New York Regiment for Washington, attending the wedding of Olive Waite and Hamilton Bragg, a visit with Frank Cahill to the camp of the 1st Regiment of New York Volunteers and the 2nd Regiment of New York State Militia on Staten Island, the death of Charles Welden, and his reporting work.
Subject:Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Military; Publishers and publishing; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York
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.