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31.  Saturday.   Non mi
recordo.   A good deal in my room
scribbling   very cold weather.  
Crevasse letter.       Schell drawing
in his room on some subject.   
Brought him and H. Hills into 
my room where the latter proved 
a tedious nuisance, talking rather
drunkenly about his negro regiment, 
Tennyson & the Sons of Malta.    Got
rid of him by 2 1/2.
  1. Sunday.   Baker came, at 6, 
according to appointment, having laid
out a day s pleasuring, to be
indefinitely postponed as I had 
to work.           At it.    With Ripley
to the Custom-House, there saw 
Dennison, collector of the port.
The Texas question.       Dennison
a Texan   Col Hayne there  
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page forty-eight
Description:Mentions having to postpone a day out with Baker because of work.
Subject:Baker, Francis; Civil War; Dennison (New Orleans): Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hayne, Colonel; Hills, A.C.; Ripley, Philip; Schell, Frank H.
Coverage (City/State):[New Orleans, Louisiana]
Scan Date:2011-01-03


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.