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got a rash came out all over him.
Howell in and once Hayes.
  25.  Sunday.   Up by 6, and 
down to the levee to get letters, off 
on board the Columbia, bound for 
New York.       A magnificent and
peculiar sunrise, over Algiers way.
Delivered documents into hands of
sleepy purser, then occupied in
buying N. O. papers, then return-
ed to hotel and breakfast.   Then
to room and doze.     H. Hills up.
Down stairs. Loafing, hither and 
thither.    The  Marion  in, with 
mails.     To Banks headquarters,
with the two Hills  & Howell, anon
to the Post Office; then with H. Hills
& Howell to theatre.  Varieties   the
Corsican Brothers.
  26.  Monday.   Strolling hither 
and thither, along during the best 
part of the morning.     Went to the 
Delta Office, saw N. Y. papers
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page forty-four
Description:Mentions attending the theater in New Orleans with A.C. Hills and Howell.
Date:1863-01-24
Subject:Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hayes (reporter); Hills, A.C.; Hills, A.G.; Howell; Theater
Coverage (City/State):[New Orleans, Louisiana]
Scan Date:2011-01-03

 

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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.