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is supposed to have occurred between
Susy Woodward and Richardson:
I think she was the best-tempered girl
of the two.	 Mrs Captain Kettle
appeared with a bouncing boy, at the
dinner-table, one evening, looking better
than ever she did as Miss Fagan.
It appears that she cut Ham dead,
on getting married.   Halsted was tel-
ling me that Mrs K is an ardent Mc
Clellanite, echoing Kettle, who always
was a fool.             The Phillips look 
very husband-and-wifely,  Celia  appearing
at Sunday breakfasts with her hair
in papers.   Philips has dropped in-
ventions and sticks to his trade of
working jeweler; his wife, also, going
out to some employment, unlike the
self-assertive Lizzy.        Fite by the
way, is clerk in a Broadway toy-
store.        There s a dazed-looking
old donkey know as  the Judge  who
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and seventy
Description:Regarding the women in his boarding house.
Date:1863-03-28
Subject:Boardinghouses; Fagan, Lyddy (Kettle); Fite; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Halsted; Ham, Mrs.; Kettle; Phillips; Richardson (boarder); Trainque, Cecilia (Phillips); Women; Woodward, Lizzie (Fite); Woodward, Susan
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Coverage (Street):Broadway
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.