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	     Miscellaneous.    745. 
it with characteristic fatuity.     With Bellew
to the  E. Post  office, then up Nassau Street, meet-
ing Reed the engraver and ex-artist and drink-
ing with him.     Parted from Bellew and up town.
Writing and drawing indoors for the rest of
the day till 12.   Boweryem and Cahill up,
seperately and together.   They preserve and unbro-
ken silence towards one another but both talk
to me.          Haney told me on Saturday that
Mrs. Griffin, ex Gouverneur, ex Gill, is desir-
ous of returning from Paris to the United Sta-
tes, but that the Gouverneurs, being by no means
desirous of this, only remit her enough money
to keep her there!
  29.  Tuesday.   Drawing.   Shepherd and Cahill
up.   Down town by omnibus to Harper s, met
Damoreau, missed Bonner.       To Strongs and
F. Leslie s; got block from the latter.      Up-town.
Writing during the afternoon and part of the eve-
ning.   Shepherd up and Cahill.       By 9 went
to 745, finding Matty, Eliza and Ann in the 
basement; a general air of unfrequency
of visitors distinguishable in their manner.  My
absence was commented on.      Haney, however,
seems almost as constant as ever, dividing his
allegiance between the household and Fanny s
  where I fancy he finds it equally slow.     He
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Eighteen: page twenty-nine
Description:Describes a visit to the Edwards family.
Date:1861-10-28
Subject:Bellew, Frank; Bonner, John; Boweryem, George; Cahill, Frank; Damoreau, Charles (Brown); Edwards, Ann; Edwards, Eliza; Edwards, Martha; Fern, Fanny; Gouverneur, Mrs. (Gill, Griffin); Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse; Leslie, Frank; Reed (engraver); Shepherd, N.G.; Strong, Thomas
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Coverage (Street):Nassau Street
Scan Date:2010-06-14

 

Volume
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Eighteen
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 life, the shooting of Sergeant Davenport by Captain Fitz James O'Brien for insubordination, and Frank Bellew's marital troubles.
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.