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by him from a friend, enclosing one
from Marble to the latter.   Poor beast-
ly drunk Ripley.    Howell s con-
fidences pertinent to the matter,
Marble s letter to him about Ripley.
Ripley discharged from the World.)
  17.  Tuesday.   Rewriting and
amplifying article.
  18.  Wednesday.   To Era Office.
A long stroll, in company with Howell
and Hayes about the French quarter.
Former hard up.      Planter s meet-
ing in parlor of St Charles.   At it.
Knapp, Walker and others, the Hills,
Schell, Hamilton, Hayes, Slack,
Howell   all of us there.
  19.  Thursday.   Writing.   Another
planters  meeting and Gen Banks pre
sent.     His speech to them.   Writing.
  20.  Friday.   Writing.   Out with
Hamilton (Hayes following) to the
foot of Canal Street, I to witness the
departure of parolled Confederate soldiers
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page seventy-one
Description:Mentions that Philip Ripley has been fired from ''The New York World.''
Date:1863-02-16
Subject:Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hamilton; Hayes (reporter); Hills, A.C.; Hills, A.G.; Howell; Knapp, Dr.; Marble; New York world.; Ripley, Philip; Schell, Frank H.; Slack; Walker, Major
Coverage (City/State):[New Orleans, Louisiana]
Coverage (Street):Canal Street
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.