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cold day.
  7.  Saturday.   Out to the Cus-
tom house to see Dennison.  Back 
to rotunda of S. C. meeting Ripley 
there.    Hamilton, at table, sketching 
to the admiration of newsboys.  B. Hills 
in and out.  Hither and thither all
day.      Not till evening before I got 
fairly to work and kept at it till 
about 2 next morning.       Occasional
visits to Ripley down stairs.  Hayes 
in his room scribbling, B. Hills in 
his.      Baker up, & found him 
awaiting me in Ripley s room, du
ring the afternoon.     In my room
subsequently.    General expecta-
tion of movement of Weitzels up the 
Teche country.        
  8.  Sunday.   Baker up by 11.  
With him to Schell s room and pre-
sently out together.   (Schell s draft
on F. Leslie for $100 on Adams, the
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page fifty-two
Description:Mentions several visits by Baker.
Date:1863-02-06
Subject:Baker, Francis; Civil War; Dennison (New Orleans); Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hamilton; Hayes (reporter); Hills, A.G.; Ripley, Philip; Schell, Frank H.
Coverage (City/State):[New Orleans, Louisiana]
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.