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torial on the subject of  the President 
which he left at the counter below,
with orders that it should be  set
up.     It appeared, provoked some
criticism, and said A. C.   If he thinks
he s going to get anything for it
he ll be d__nably mista-
ken!   I ll charge it to him as an
advertisement.      No
doubt old Thorpe sent it on to Wash-
ington, to be shown to its subject,
from whom he hopes to get some
office.     His objects in inviting me
to this drive and dinner, were,
first general propitiation, then telling
me a story of a recent pro-rebel de-
cision by Judge Peaody, against an
Irish Captain, thirdly to consult me
about a wild project he had of going
to England to deliver lectures, on
Slavery and the War.      We got
along very sociably together, and I
enjoyed the ride all the more for
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and sixteen
Description:Regarding Thomas B. Thorpe's writing ability.
Subject:Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hills, A.C.; Peabody, C.A.; Thorpe, Thomas B.
Coverage (City/State):[New Orleans, Louisiana]
Scan Date:2011-01-03


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.