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gingly we assent.   Then the story
explodes as a prodigious Sell!!!
It is celebrated by whiskey-skins
up till midnight, only H. Hills slight
ly resenting it.   Then we retire to
our very-much need slumber.
  7.  Wednesday.   Abed till 11.  News
of Howell going off to Baton. Rouge
Hamilton up.       He has left the
Times account to Cozzens and  written
an editorial.      Gets his news rather
as a gentleman than as a reporter.
His extraordinary Galveston (?) sket-
ches exhibited on Monday might, drawn
from misconception of Howell s account
read to him.          Chaff and talk there-
on: Hamilton perspiring in apprehen-
sion about Cozzens  account and his
drawings.   Out for a meal with H.
Hills and Hayes, to cheap place, for
meal.    Left latter there and took
stroll with Hills, to Canal Street.
Small purchases.   Left Hills &
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page fourteen
Description:Mentions that Hamilton has requested Cozzens write a report of the Galveston disaster for ''The New York Times'' in his place.
Date:1863-01-06
Subject:Civil War; Cozzens, S.W.; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hamilton; Hayes (reporter); Hills, A.C.; Howell; Journalism
Coverage (City/State):[New Orleans, Louisiana]
Coverage (Street):Canal Street
Scan Date:2011-01-03

 

Volume
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two
Description:Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for ''The New York Tribune'' at New Orleans, Louisiana, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as well as his preparations in New York for going back to England.
Subject:Boardinghouses; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Travel; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York; New Orleans, Louisiana; Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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 2011 Missouri History Museum.
Source:Page images, transcriptions, and metadata of the Thomas Butler Gunn diaries have been provided by the Missouri History Museum.