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	A Talk with Will Waud,
liked Haney so much as I do to-night.   Me-
thinks the pair have acted more than ungently
towards him.  When  Pet  was in  Little Dorrit 
was going to be married to her artist, she knew
how to part from the man whom she only suspected
of loving her.   Thinking of the generous and
touching letters that Haney addressed to her, on his
refusal, I cannot acquit Sally of the cold-hearted-
ness, selfishness and duplicity with which he
charges her.    But perhaps I shouldn t have been so alive to it if she hadn t sunk me.
  27.  Friday.   To Wiley s, to get the money sent
through Charley from the Illustrated London News.
To the 6th Ward police station to procure a cicerone
for to-night.    To F. Leslie s, saw W. Waud.       To
the  Evening Post  office, saw Ripley, Nordhoff and
Maverick.    A job.      Found Haney and W. Waud at
a restaurant.          Lunch with the latter and an hour s
talk.   More details about his arrest, of which he
spoke with extreme irritation and acrimony.  Dodge,
having been expelled from the Long Island Volun-
teers, as from that paper corps, the President s Life
Guard, is now in some other regiment   an officer
of course   and out of the city, presumably in Vir-
ginia.       W. Waud told me of Alf s feat, at Cen-
terville, conjecturing that it will be ascribed to him
at the South, when his Carolinian comrades will
consider him the worst of traitors and scoundrels.
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Seventeen: page two hundred and thirteen
Description:Describes a lunch and talk with William Waud.
Date:1861-09-26
Subject:Books and reading; Civil War; Dodge, W.E.; Edwards, Sally (Nast); Gunn, Charles; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse; Journalism; Leslie, Frank; Maverick, Augustus; Military; Nast, Thomas; New York evening post.; New York Infantry Regiment, 59th; New York Infantry Regiment, 67th; Nordhoff; Police; Ripley, Philip; Waud, Alfred; Waud, William; Wiley
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]; Boston, Massachusetts
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.