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	Leslie s, the Robertson s and 745.
in it,  said he.   A great deal   probably the whole
of it.     Bellew s  Bad Advice to Young Wives  by Pro-
fessor Bentharo (been-there-oh!) published in this month s
Budget, might afford appropriate reading for Mrs B.
at this juncture.             At 3, dreading that the lady
might favor me with a visit, went out and walked
up-town to 38th street, visiting Leslie.  There till 7  ,
then returned by car, and to the Planter s Hotel,
where I found Boweryem and Robertson, drinking
Madeira.      Stayed till 9  , then departed, meeting
Mrs R. on the stairs.       To 745, encountering Mr
and Mrs Nast at the threshold, when Sally immedia-
tely began to talk after her old manner to me and
Tommy did a little bit of Sol Eytinge.  (By the way,
Sol was present at Crook and Duff s yesterday, with
his hair cut extremely short, looking German and pugilis-
tic.    Bellew and W. Waud talked to him.)            Into
the basement.     Mr and Mrs E., Ann, Jack, Eliza
and Matty, the latter on the sofa conversing confiden-
tially with Honeywell.   As I observed this and saw
Haney, rather dull and distant, I was involuntarily
reminded of the former tragic force of his liking
for Sally, and felt as if he were in danger of re-
peating it with pretty Matty.    Eliza came and sat
beside me and I chatted with and chaffed her for
an hour or so.     The young men don t call   they are
quite deserted   she hasn t asked Haney what s the
matter with him and shan t do it   there are plenty
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Nineteen: page ten
Description:Mentions visits to the Robertsons and the Edwards family.
Date:1862-03-02
Subject:Bellew, Frank; Bellew, Frank, Mrs.; Boweryem, George; Crook and Duff's (New York, N.Y.); Edwards, Ann; Edwards, Eliza; Edwards, George; Edwards, John; Edwards, Martha; Edwards, Sally (Nast); Edwards, Sarah; Eytinge, Solomon; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse; Honeywell, Charles; Leslie, William; Marriage; Nast, Thomas; Robertson; Robertson, Mrs. (Brougham); Thomas, James; Waud, William
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Coverage (Street):38th Street
Scan Date:2010-06-14

 

Volume
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Nineteen
Description:Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for ""The New York Tribune"" in Virginia while traveling with the Army of the Potomac during the Peninsular Campaign; the Siege of Yorktown; the Battle of Williamsburg; his departure from Alexandria on the steamer Kent; the ruins of Hampton, Virginia, after it was burnt by John B. Magruder; touring the gunboat Monitor; the death of Fitz James O'Brien from a gunshot wound; Jim Parton's temporary separation from Fanny Fern; and seeing Robert E. Lee's house in Virginia.
Subject:Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marches (U.S. Army); Marriage; Medical care (U.S. Army); Military; Military camp life; Peninsular Campaign (Va.); Prisoners of war (Confederate); Siege of Yorktown (Va.); Slavery; Slaves; Travel; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York; Washington, District of Columbia; Alexandria, Virginia; Hampton, Virginia; Yorktown, Virginia; Williamsburg, Virginia
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.