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	Welden s Funeral.
commence a course of reformation &c., &c.
So at, 10 o clock, he went off.       Frank How-
land has returned from Paris; as, a fortnight
or three weeks ago, did Neal and House, both
of them qualified to claim the dedication of
Rabelais  book, having  gathered of the ripest. 
  Mrs. Boley with old Jewett, went yesterday
to Jersey City, to visit Mrs. Deforest and her
Lloyd.    They are to be married next Sunday,
then to go to Iowa, to visit his mother, to re-
turn and spend the summer on Long Island.
  This day, Sally returned my edition of Lamb,
which I lent her some five or six months back.
There was a card  with many thanks. S. E. 
pencilled on it, in the volumes.

[newspaper clipping]
  FUNERAL OF MR. WELDEN. The funeral of Mr.
Charles Welden took place at St. Paul s Church, yes-
terday fternoon.  Beside the relatives and immediate
friends of the deceased, there were many present be-
longing to the New-York press.  The remains were
taken to Greenwood.

[Gunn s diary continued]
			(From to-days  Trib-
			une. )     There were
			not many persons pre-
			sent: Cahill told
me he expected quite the reverse, hence I did
not go.         In a coffin now, with the rain
raining heavily on the earth, over him.  The Times
paid funeral expenses.
  21.  Tuesday.   Down town.   Strong at his farm.
To Post-office.  Returned up-town.     Writing in the
evening till midnight and after.
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Sixteen: page one hundred and ninety-six
Description:Mentions Charles Welden's funeral.
Date:1861-05-20
Subject:Boley, Susan; Books and reading; Deforest, Margaret A; Edwards, Sally (Nast); Gunn, Thomas Butler; House; Howland, Frank; Jewett; Marriage; Neill, Henry; New York times.; New York tribune.; Shepherd, N.G.; Strong, Thomas; Welden, Charles
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Scan Date:2010-06-07

 

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.