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to the Delta Office, where I
found Hamilton.   Anon came
Tracy.    A debate about the ine-
vitable question of the war and the
end of it.      A clammy, hot day, with
a heavy shower of rain or two.    To
hotel with Hamilton.       Mr Ripley
in rotunda.    Upstairs.     In Howells
room.     To Dr Crane s.    With him
to the Richelieu in Custom House
St, there to dine.      Returning met
Ripley.   To St Charles.      Drinks
in Howell s room where he, Schell
and Ripley played euchre, and
I read an old Christmas number
of Dickens.   Down stairs at dusk
and with Howell to sup at Wibel s.
Anon in rotunda.   Most of the fel-
lows off to the French opera to see
La Dragon de Vellars.        Saw Boyn-
ton   talked with Noyes, once of
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page sixty-eight
Description:Mentions a visit to and having dinner with Dr. Crane.
Date:1863-02-12
Subject:Boynton; Civil War; Crane, Dr.; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hamilton; Howell; Noyes, Edward L.; Ripley, Philip; Schell, Frank H.; Tracy (New Orleans)
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.