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U. S. money.   The Victoria will
take me for $75 currency.    Down
town to Trib office, Evening Post
and elsewhere.     At the E. P. Of-
fice saw Williams and Maverick;
Williams goes in the City of Washing-
ton.     Hither and thither till about
4, then uptown.             I saw
W. Waud one day last week and
spent an hour or two with him
at Mataran s.    He lives in Jersey
still; and with Sol Eytinge, illus-
trates the paper, now a poorish one.
  7.  Tuesday.   About nearly all
day.   One task the trying to hunt
up the humbug Gilmore, whose house
  a long way up town   I have been
to, who has no office, and who
owes me $22 for my article in
January s Continental.   I go to
Trow s, the publisher, after him.
To the office of the ship-agent for
the Victoria, where I saw the man,
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and ninety-one
Description:Regarding a visit to the office of ''The New York Evening Post'' and trying to find Gilmore for payment owed.
Date:1863-04-06
Subject:Eytinge, Solomon; Gilmore; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Maverick, Augustus; Publishers and publishing; Trow; Victoria (Ship); Waud, William; Williams
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.