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lie be and preferring to trust to
Schell s writing to his brother at
Philadelphia, bidding him remit
the sum to Haney, for me.  So, hard-
up, chafing and I think sorry at
my expected departure, Schell re-
mained, at this period.    Howell had
got out of funds a little before.    He
likewise proposed borrowing of me, 
giving his note on the World, which
I declined on general principles, and
not really knowing whether I d have
the money to spare.    As it proved,
I was only prudent in doing so, as
he subsequently admitted that Marble
sometimes  played tricks  and had
once left Nicholson unpecunious when
in Virginia.    Howell was really sick,
his digestion out of order, and no par-
ticular wonder, for, brought up on
a Long Island farm, his diet exhibit-
ing that awful ignorance of the ca-
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and two
Description:Regarding the money problems of Frank Schell and Howell in New Orleans.
Date:1863-03-04
Subject:Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse; Howell; Marble; New York world.; Nicholson; Schell, Frank H.
Coverage (City/State):[New Orleans, Louisiana]
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.