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	           Banks  Bellew s boy. 
  19.  Tuesday.   To Harpers.   Left story for Bon-
ner and met Damoreau, who talked of Haney
being at the Crocketts  on Sunday, of Madame and
the like.    He had a visit from his crony, Fogg,
a day back; which Fogg, as I know, returned
from ^|the| Minnesota experiment some time ago, discon-
tented with it.               To F. Leslie s.  With W. Waud,
and White to Crook and Duff s, there drinking
with them and talking, Banks joined us.  (He talk-
ed of having business with Bellew, as if it involved
heavy commercial relations.     He is as Cahill calls
it,  Bellew s boy  at $5 a week.)        Meantime Waud
was talking with Nast who had come in with
Eytinge.   As drinks had just been ordered I invi-
ted Tommy to join us; he declined civilly, on the plea 
that he had to go to work.        Alf, Will said, with
some envy, was having a very great time in Wash-
ington, invited to suppers with officers, getting special
information of movements, &c.    To F. Leslie s again,
anon to Haney s, where Banks came in, eulogizing
a specially cheap pair of boots he wore, purchased
at Fulton market.         To Leslie s again, saw him,
Powell and Bellew   Newman, previously.   Got
block, returned up town by 3.       Drawing during
the evening.   Haney up and Boweryem.   Reading
 Philip  and talking.      Haney stayed till about 2,
Cahill replacing Boweryem for the latter two hours.
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Eighteen: page seventy-one
Description:Regarding Banks being hired by Frank Bellew for $5 per week.
Date:1861-11-18
Subject:Banks, A.F.; Bellew, Frank; Bonner, John; Boweryem, George; Cahill, Frank; Crook and Duff�s (New York, N.Y.); Damoreau, Beatrice (Prideaux); Damoreau, Charles (Brown); Eytinge, Solomon; Fogg; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse; Nast, Thomas; Newman; Powell; Waud, Alfred; Waud, William; White (artist)
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
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.