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children in Philadelphia.   At the
time of his departure from New
Orleans, the $100 advanced by Adam s
Express people in Schells order on
Leslie, was still unpaid.     Leslie
lied about this to me.   The $100
which Schell got from Gen. Butler s
brother was paid, luckily.       To
Hayes  for lunch, then to Tribune
office again, where Wilbour being
on hand, I had to act inquisitor
to Schell, while Wilbour took
phonographic notes of his narrative
of the Port Hudson business,
for the benefit of tomorrow s Tribune
Schell figuring in it, involuntarily
as our correspondent.   Out again
to Crook and Duffs, Wilbour with
us, then to Waters , where we saw
Hall and a comrade of his, a
friend and correspondent of Schell s.
Round to a tavern with the three.
Previously I had seen Howell.
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and seventy-six
Description:Regarding the arrival of Frank Schell in New York.
Date:1863-03-30
Subject:Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hall (artist); Howell; Leslie, Frank; Schell, Frank H.; Wilbour
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
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.