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	 The Lovers  rile  Folks.
then left.    Nothing was said about the marriage.
  23.  Monday.   Chores.     Down town with Cahill.
Met Thatcher on his way up town to Mrs Levison,
which estimable person has discharged Larrison
and does what  editing  the Nic-nax there is herself.
She sent to Cahill asking him to get advertisements!
To Haney s office.   Found him listening to a Mrs
Clarke, theatrically Miss Kate Fisher, who cackled
immensely about herself, showed me some trashy
verses of her writing, and is going to board at 132 
Bleecker.     She left in time.           Talk.   Bellew up.
To the post-office, Haney with Me.            Met J. A.
Wood.   Up-town.     Haney came at 6, dined with
me and spent the evening.          Talks of 745 and
of Sally.    The tete-a-tetes of the lovers, their
sitting reading out of one book, sofa-doings and
general ignoring everybody has offended folks,
even in the family.      Eliza is less of a confidante
than she was, being now unnecessary to her elder
sister.    Matty behaves well; has told Haney that
she used to refrain from church of Sunday nights
to entertain us, and that she suspected that we
didn t care anything about it.   Charley Honeywell
has again seceded.   He invited Mat to his mother s,
when the girl thought over it and composed a let-
ter, reminding of his having cut her father and
mother in the street one day, and demanding that
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Seventeen: page two hundred and six
Description:Describes a conversation with Jesse Haney about the Edwards family.
Date:1861-09-22
Subject:Bellew, Frank; Cahill, Frank; Clark, Mrs. (Kate Fisher); Edwards, Eliza; Edwards, George; Edwards, Martha; Edwards, Sally (Nast); Edwards, Sarah; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse; Honeywell, Charles; Honeywell, Mrs.; Larason; Levison, William, Mrs.; Nast, Thomas; Nick nax.; Publishers and publishing; Thatcher; Women; Wood, John A.
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Coverage (Street):132 Bleecker
Scan Date:2010-06-15

 

Volume
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Seventeen
Description:Includes Gunn's descriptions of the scene in New York at the commencement of the Civil War; his visits to military camps in and around New York City as a reporter for ""The New York Evening Post;"" boarding house living; a bridal reception at the Edwards family's residence in honor of the marriage of Sally Edwards and Thomas Nast; a visit to the Heylyn and Rogers families in Rochester; and his trip to Paris, Ontario, to visit George Bolton and the Conworths.
Subject:Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Military; Publishers and publishing; Travel; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York; Paris, Ontario, Canada ; Rochester, 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.