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and hither and thither; non mi
recordo as to details.   To Tribune
Office, Haney s &c.   At evening
up town to 16th street with Ha-
ney, dining and staying the evening
with him.   Boweryem (invited by
a note left at his Broadway resi-
dence) made one of the party.  Saw
Mrs Potter and Miss Cooper, the
latter of whom saluted me, after her
affectionate wont, with a kiss.     A
raw drizzly night to turn out in,
making one regret New Orleans
  26.  Thursday}       Non mi recordo
  27. Friday.}       as to details.
  28.  Saturday.}       Down town al-
most every-day, generally in the after-
noon.  Met Morris at Haney s, also
Bellew, both as usual, the former
amiable, the latter eulogistic of
Hamilton as an artist and a cor-
respondent.    They tell me, both at
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and fifty-seven
Description:Mentions a dinner at Jesse Haney's boarding house with George Boweryem.
Subject:Bellew, Frank; Boardinghouses; Boweryem, George; Cooper, Mrs.; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hamilton; Haney, Jesse; Morris, James (K. N. Pepper); Potter, Mrs.; Women
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Coverage (Street):16th Street; Broadway
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.