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landed with about one dollar in
his pocket.  The former dynasty
of the Ill-News owes him some
hundreds of dollars to this day,
of which he ll never get a cent.
 And yet directly he earns a
little more money he must go
and get married!  said Sally.
I said that I didn t think he
had repented it, and heartily
congratulated Nast on the thing
ending all right after all.       The
bull went at the fence and car-
ried it! of  said Tommy laughing.  I
remembered one of my remarks
to Sally, as she, with a scarlet
face, but laughing also, added
 There you see I ve kept my
word and told him all we
talked about!      (Not quite
all, I thought.)      But alls well
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and ninety-seven
Description:Describes a visit to Sally and Thomas Nast, in which Gunn and Nast discuss their initial misconceptions about each other.
Date:1863-04-07
Subject:Edwards, Sally (Nast); Gunn, Thomas Butler; Illustrated New York news.; Nast, Thomas
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.