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Schell to the Washington s birthnight
Ball at Masonic Hall.           Parker,
(the Postmaster) Thorpe, Baker & wife,
Tracy & wife.   Lieut A. G. Hills and
others there.      A generally lively time.
  24.  Tuesday.   Non mi recordo.
  25.  Wednesday.   Began French
Market article yesterday.  Hayes back
from his New Brunswick trip up the 
river; his account of his quarrel
with the  Richelieu.   Boston notions
of a bargain.       Chaff thereon.  Howell
sick; Ripley drunk; taken to hos-
pital; testimony of detectives and
others about him.    Schell hardish
up; dissatisfied with F. L. Ham-
ilton rushing it on Harpers and
mortally anxious to be admitted to
the Era.     He has applied once to
Gen Banks (!) and five times to 
A. C. Hills.     At work hard on F. M. See 3 pages on for evening of W.
  26.  Thursday.  
  See 2nd Page
after this.   Columbia  went this morning.
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page seventy-three
Description:Mentions attending a ball for Washington's birthday at New Orleans, and names some people who were there.
Date:1863-02-23
Subject:Baker, Francis; Baker, Francis, Mrs.; Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hamilton; Hayes (reporter); Hills, A.C.; Hills, A.G.; Howell; Journalism; Leslie, Frank; New Orleans era.; Parker; Ripley, Philip; Schell, Frank H.; Thorpe, Thomas B.; Tracy (New Orleans); Tracy, Mrs. (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.