first number of which was to be to-morrow
published. Didn t ask to
be employed on the paper as was pro-
bably expected. One of these
days was accosted by Foster (brot-
her-in-law to Nina Brooks) now
a Mayor in the N.Y. Ten Broeck
had belonged to the same regiment
also. Talk with Foster. Saturday theatre. Evadne. Mar-ried Life. Schell.
15. Sunday. A. C. Hills to
request me to furnish article on the
Rotunda of the St. Charles for the
Era. Non mi recordo as to rest.
Working or loafing with equal energy
16. Monday. Era Office. A.
C. s sensation advertisement of of a
column apropos of my unwritten article.
bling article. With A. C. Hayes &
Schell to Ruby when Ripley enter-
ed with others, he miserably drunk.
(The letters exhibited to me, received
|Title:||Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page seventy|
|Description:||Mentions meeting Foster in New Orleans.|
|Subject:||Broeck, Ten; Brooks, Nina; Civil War; Foster; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hayes (reporter); Hills, A.C.; Ripley, Philip; Schell, Frank H.; Theater|
|Coverage (City/State):||[New Orleans, Louisiana]|
|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.|