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and part of the afternoon, during a
heavy rain storm.    Called in on Reid
at his office and was no more favor-
ably impressed by him than hereto-
fore.       The man is a Northern dough-
face, ignorant, opinionated and ill-
bred.    He was friendly enough, how-
ever.      Working in the evening.
Writing.
  7.  Saturday.   Letter to Trib
put off, as usual, till evening, then
a little real hard work.       Abed
about 3 next morning.    Hayes vol
unteered to be mail-carrier
to the Marion, early in the morning.
Ripley sober.
  8.  Sunday.   Up about 11.  Going
down the steps of the hotel met old
Thorpe, who wanted to know what
was the reason why we couldn t take
a carriage and drive down to the
Lake, there to have a comfortable
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and ten
Description:Mentions paying a visit to Reid.
Date:1863-03-06
Subject:Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hayes (reporter); Reid; Ripley, Philip; Thorpe, Thomas B.
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.