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
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
|Title:||Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page seventy-one|
|Description:||Mentions that Philip Ripley has been fired from ''The New York World.''|
|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|
|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.|