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             Hart returning to Kentucky.
of his money, giving in return, an order for a
similar sum on  a friend in Minnesota.      At
a later perior Clapp proposed to borrow $300
from Bellew.       Left him at 5  , in the
6th Avenue, looked in at the boarding-house
where Jones and Mrs. Butler reside, saw both
of them, talked with the latter.      Return.  Hart
came at 7  ; with me for an hour, then I walk-
ed with him to Canal street, parting there both
with him and German, who we met at the St. 
Nicholas.      They start for Kentucky early, to-
morrow morning.     I like Hart; he is one of those
sensible, cheery Englishmen whose reliability and
business capacity have made the name respected
all over the world.         Looked into Chapins  on
my return and finding Jack, Eliza and Mat-
ty there, walked up to the house with them,  squi-
ring Matty.     A little gossip on the doorstep with
all three, pleasant enough, Eliza willing to do
the pretties as before the Nast-y epoch, and alive
to indirect chaff thereon.
  7.  Monday.   Writing.    Down town with Cahill
by 11  , calling at Kennedy s (Superintendent of
Police) office by the way.   To the  Evening Post  office;
saw Ripley.      Up in the  World  office, Nicholson, Hen-
dricks and another reporter, whose name I don t re-
member there.    While descending the stairs, met
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Seventeen: page two hundred and twenty-eight
Description:Mentions the departure of Hart and German back to Kentucky.
Date:1861-10-06
Subject:Bellew, Frank; Butler, Mrs. (boarder); Cahill, Frank; Clapp, Henry, Jr.; Edwards, Eliza; Edwards, John; Edwards, Martha; German; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hart; Hendricks; Jones (boarder); Kennedy (policeman); Nast, Thomas; Nicholson; Ripley, Philip
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]; Kentucky
Coverage (Street):6th Avenue; Canal Street
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.