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looking languid, but better than 
heretofore, in the lower office of
the World.    He was waiting for an
audience with Marble.      He and Schell
had put up, for one day, at a
crowded Fulton Street hotel, where,
or near where, I presently parted
with the artist   a good and kindly
fellow.         Only  the boy  Hayes
and the two Hills remain now,
in New Orleans, of all our little
at crowd.       A. C. is running the
Era still, and splurging on James
B. Macpherson,  everybody,  says
Schell,  laughing at him, not at
it.     A. G. has received a sharp
note of dismissal from the Boston
Journal, twitting on  expense  and
other offences.   Very sagely he exhibit-
ed it to Hayes and the fellows.     It
cut him up badly   he had to get
drunk on the strength of it.     His
wife is now with him in New Orleans.
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and seventy-seven
Description:Regarding updates on the New Orleans correspondents.
Subject:Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Hayes (reporter); Hills, A.C.; Hills, A.G.; Hills, A.G., Mrs.; Howell; Marble; Schell, Frank H.
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Coverage (Street):Fulton Street
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.