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little cuckold, he being perfectly well
aware of it.    Squier is, of course,
a  biling over  patriot and anglopho-
bist.             Hayes, the ex-engraver
on the Illustrated, is running a
restaurant on Nassau Street, just
below the Sun building.  Called the
 Montezuma,  it seems to promise
success.    He says he has a monied
man to back him as sleeping part-
ner, and has dropped into position 
behind the counter with amusing adapt-
ability.       After a lunch there
and a talk with him, I met Brightly,
who is still on Leslie s.    Hayes
had seen Alf Waud about a week
ago, Alf being, as my informant
surmised, home on a stolen visit,
unknown to the Harper s.      
As it so chanced, both Alf and Will
entered the Hall of Montezuma,
an hour or two after my call, when
I was either at Waters , visiting
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and sixty-one
Description:Regarding a restaurant started by ex-engraver Hayes in New York, called Montezuma.
Date:1863-03-28
Subject:Brightly; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hayes (engraver); Leslie, Frank; Restaurants; Squier, E.G.; Waud, Alfred; Waud, William
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Coverage (Street):Nassau 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.