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of things at him; or a tremendous
blowing up.         He and Weston
went soon, and as I had promised
to squire Maguire home, I went
down stairs, there to find Mrs
Butler and the faithful Jones in
the parlor. Had a talk with her
till Maguire and Miss Clarke (who
came to this house with Boley) ap-
peared, when I took, first the one,
then the other home, and then jump-
ed into the 6th Av. cars, to go
down town, to an interview with Gay
at the Tribune Office.            Apropos
I am appointed London Corres-
pondent to the paper   to write one
letter, or less, a week   for a salary
of $500 yearly.          Paid a visit
to Dixon on Saturday evening,
when he talked about Grace s ac-
couchement and death.   Thomson
neither paid or thanked Dixon for
his professional services.  From other
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and eighty-seven
Description:Mentions being appointed London correspondent of ''The New York Tribune.''
Subject:Boardinghouses; Boley, Susan; Boweryem, George; Butler, Mrs. (boarder); Clarke, Miss; Dixon, E.H.; Eldredge, Grace (Thomson); Gay, Sidney H.; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Jones (boarder); Maguire, Sarah Louisa; New York tribune.; Thomson, Mortimer (Doesticks); Weston
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
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.