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the office of Christopher, Morse, 
Skippon, Haney and Co, where I
didn t find the last individuality,
so uptown to dinner.     Between
8 and 9 to 745 Broadway, where
Paterfamilias opened the door for
me.     Upstairs to Mrs Edwards
work-room where I found her and
Jack.      Talk for half an hour,
then upstairs to Matty and Eliza  
the rest of the family joining us, stay-
ed till the old hour, 11, and then
back to Bleecker Street, to bed
in the back attic which on my
first arrival in the house, seven
years ago, I shared temporarily
with Haney.   Halsted (whose sol-
diering seems to have ended, and
who was Cahill s partner in the
Canterbury Hall water-girl affair)
occupies the room, now, Mullen
the adjoining one.
  25  Wednesday.   Down town
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and fifty-six
Description:Describes a visit to the Edwards family upon his arrival back in New York.
Date:1863-03-24
Subject:Boardinghouses; Cahill, Frank; Civil War; Edwards, Eliza; Edwards, George; Edwards, John; Edwards, Martha; Edwards, Sarah; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Halsted; Haney, Jesse; Mullen, Edward F.
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Coverage (Street):745 Broadway; Bleecker Street
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.